cranky - definition and synonyms

adjective informal 

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  1. 1
    strange or unusual

    It was just another of his cranky theories.

  2. 3
    mainly American someone who is cranky gets annoyed easily

    Travelling can make you cranky, tired, and tense.

    1. a.
      if a baby or small child is cranky, he or she cries a lot and will not sleep or be calm