What is another word for cantankerously?

134 synonyms found


[ kantˈaŋkəɹəsli], [ kantˈaŋkəɹəsli], [ k_a_n_t_ˈa_ŋ_k_ə_ɹ_ə_s_l_i]

Cantankerously means to behave in a contentious or irritable manner. Some synonyms for cantankerously include belligerently, testily, quarrelsome, prickly, irascibly, and pugnaciously. Other related words include crabby, peevish, ornery, and contrary. All of these words describe someone who is difficult and argumentative, making it challenging to have a productive conversation or interaction with them. When dealing with someone who is acting cantankerously, it is essential to remain calm and composed, trying not to react or get pulled into an argument. Using a calm and diplomatic tone can help defuse the situation and bring about a positive outcome for all parties involved.

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How to use "Cantankerously" in context?

Cannotankerously, adjective

Having a sour or acrid attitude; unenlightened in outlook.

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