Definition of Cantankerously

1. Adverb. In a bad mood. "He answered her cantankerously"

Partainyms: Cantankerous



Definition of Cantankerously

1. Adverb. In a cantankerous manner. ¹

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Definition of Cantankerously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cantankerously

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cantabile
cantabiles
cantal
cantala
cantalas
cantalope
cantaloup
cantaloupe
cantaloupe vine
cantaloupes
cantaloupey
cantaloups
cantals
cantankerous
cantankerously (current term)
cantankerousness
cantar
cantars
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cantatas
cantate
cantates
cantation
cantations
cantatory
cantatrice
cantatrices
cantatrici
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Literary usage of Cantankerously

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1. The Writings of Mark Twain [pseud.] by Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner (1899)
""Well, it does seem to me that you are most cantankerously particular about a little thing, Sim Robinson. Why, when I can't remember a thing myself, ..."

2. Artemus Ward (Charles Farrar Browne): A Biography and Bibliography by Don Carlos Seitz (1919)
"... no matter how cantankerously the gale might shriek. Captain Wright was a thorough seaman, but a man of few words. Born when quite small, ..."

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