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Ornery

Ornery

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grouchy; cranky; nasty;

Acting in a grumpy way.

The ornery cat chased everyone he saw.

Memory trick:
Ornery reminds of horn.
A bull has horns.

Used at work:
The boss is in an ornery mood. I’d stay away from her.


(c) 2015 E. Carruthers

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