Definitions for orneryˈɔr nə ri
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cantankerous, crotchety, ornery(adj)
having a difficult and contrary disposition
"a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
Cantankerous, stubborn, disagreeable.
Mischievous, prankish, teasing, disagreeable but in a good way.
Origin: Contracted or dialectal pronunciation of ordinary.
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