Cranky and Moody


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Cranky adjective – Difficult to use or operate especially because of size, weight, or design.
Moody and cranky are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Moody" instead the word "Cranky" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: crankiness, cranked, cranking
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Moody adjective – Frequently influenced by moods and especially bad moods.
Usage example: teenagers are often both moody and changeable

Cranky and moody are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Cranky" instead the word "Moody" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Word: mood
Synonyms for Moody

Things that words describes

person cranky person moody person
fellow cranky fellow moody fellow
kind cranky kind moody kind
version cranky version moody version
Other nouns: guitars.

Both words in one sentence

  • Whether only during times of great stress or as a chronic disorder (obviously a case of Truth in Television) expect these characters to be cranky, moody, mistrusting and sometimes even violent.
    Source: The Insomniac
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