Definition: usually annoyed or angry
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): grumpy, irritable
Antonym(s): pleasant, agreeable
1. The cantankerous old man uses his cane to chase kids out of his yard.
2. Because Helen is such a cantankerous woman, her children rarely visit her.
3. Jake has been in a cantankerous move ever since he was served with divorce papers.