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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Having a difficult and contrary disposition.

Usage examples (34)
  • He especially liked the way it called the ornery cloud Fatso.
  • Lady Macbeth says: Wouldst thou have that Which thou call the ornery of life, and live a coward in thine own esteem,
  • They are kind of ornery and independent up there, too.
  • And I have two cats and they ` re kind of ornery, and they ` re able to open the back door, so ... for more
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