Definition Of crotchety

adjective

irritable.

he was tired and crotchety

Example Of crotchety

  • After all, one has a well-honed reputation for crotchetiness and the other is a bit eccentric.

  • Amy has a lurcher, who I've looked after on occasion, and she takes my crotchety terrier.

  • At the risk of sounding crotchety , I must point out at least one - the most common and persistent one - of these mistakes of loose thinking.

  • Call me a crotchety curmudgeon, but I started on this book with two mental blocks.

  • Children will have to feel they can enjoy the activities, she says - and it would help if they could be given a snack, too, so they weren't too hungry and crotchety by the time their parents came to pick them up.


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