cranky

Listen:
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkræŋki/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkræŋki/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(krangkē)

Inflections of 'cranky' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
crankier
adj comparative
crankiest
adj superlative
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cranky

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is always so cranky
  2. stop being so cranky!
  3. why are you so cranky?
  4. well, aren't we cranky today?
  5. don't be cranky with me
  6. sorry, I'm (just) cranky today
  7. sorry I've been so cranky lately
  8. a cranky old [man, lady]
  9. cranky and [tired, irritable]
  10. a cranky baby
  11. the baby is cranky
  12. a cranky old [woman, teacher]
  13. is regarded as a cranky [customer, person]
  14. slang: cranky-pants [people, customer, boss]
  15. get cranky when
  16. got cranky after (a long shift)
  17. always makes me cranky
  18. am feeling cranky today
  19. didn't mean to be so cranky
  20. UK: came up with a cranky [idea, proposal, scheme]
  21. UK: the [scheme] was dismissed as cranky
  22. an old and cranky [machine, plane]
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