#WordOfTheDay – Learn what cantankerous means

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It’s Wednesday and as you know, time for our #WordOfTheDay.

Today’s word is cantankerous and it means something like what it sounds.

Cantankerous /kanˈtaŋk(ə)rəs/ is an adjective that means difficult or irritating to deal with.
 
There are so many words that mean the same thing as cantankerous and we will highlight a few of them.
 
Bad-tempered, irascible, irritable, grumpy, grouchy, testy, crusty, pettish, short tempered, hot-tempered, uncooperative.
 
Look at this word in a few sentences:
My grandmother is a cantankerous old woman who believes everything should be done her way. 
 
If you don’t correct your son, he;d grow up to be cantankerous. 
Remember that your vocabulary should constantly improve as a writer. Till next week, keep learning new words.
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