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Definition of 'cantankerous'

Adjective

  1. stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate; "unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator
       Synonyms: bloody-minded
  2. having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
       Synonyms: crotchety ornery


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