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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - In a grumpy manner.

Usage examples (36)
  • "What's I'll tall you what's wrong," she shouted crankily.
  • “Tell her what she wants to know,” Corky said crankily.
  • "How should I know?" the pilot answered crankily, hiccupping.
  • Margie woke up crankily on the walk in, and Ginny sat down to nurse her. for more
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