Cranky and Crabby


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Cranky adjective – Easily irritated or annoyed.
Usage example: the baby was cranky after not being fed for hours

Crabby is a synonym for cranky in attitude topic. In some cases you can use "Crabby" instead the word "Cranky" as an adjective or a noun, when it comes to topics like ill-tempered, in bad mood, having got out of bed the wrong side. popular alternative
Nearby Words: crankiness, cranked, cranking
Synonyms for Cranky


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Crabby adjective – Easily irritated or annoyed.
Usage example: a crabby old dog who snapped at passersby

Cranky is a synonym for crabby in attitude topic. You can use "Cranky" instead an adjective "Crabby", if it concerns topics such as irritable, ill-tempered, snappy. informal substitute
Nearby Words: crabbed, crab, crabbing, crabber
Synonyms for Crabby

Things that words describes

person cranky person crabby person
man cranky man crabby man
woman cranky woman crabby woman
lady cranky lady crabby lady
Other nouns: wife, couple, personality, teacher, mother, bitch, guys.
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