Word of the Day: Cranky
cran-ky / ˈkraŋ-kē
- prone to fussiness; grouchy
Your wrinkles either show that you’re nasty, cranky, and senile, or that you’re always smiling.
Carlos Santana, 1947-
Everybody should espouse three or four harmless crank theories for the pure pleasure of having something harmless to be cranky about.
Alexei Panshin, 1940-
- twisty or winding
[…] when you skip breakfast, the very first meal of the day, you are setting a cranky road for your day.
Shragvee Shukla, ?-
- erratic; in unpredictable working condition
There were orchards, a modest farmhouse, a sagging barn sheltering a cranky tractor old enough to be a historic landmark, and a chance to get back to his farming roots.
from ‘A Man and his Mountain: The Everyman who Created Kendall-Jackson and Became America’s Greatest Wine Entrepreneur’ by Edward Humes, ?-