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cantankerousadjective

us   /kænˈtæŋ·kə·rəs/
annoyed and tending to argue and complain: By dinner, we were all tired and cantankerous.
(Definition of cantankerous from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cantankerous”
in Spanish de mal genio, cascarrabias…
in Vietnamese hay gắt gỏng…
in Malaysian perengus…
in Thai ขี้หงุดหงิด…
in French revêche…
in German zänkisch…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爱争吵且抱怨不休的…
in Indonesian rewel…
in Chinese (Traditional) 愛爭吵且抱怨不休的…
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