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Definitions for ornery
ˈɔr nə riorne·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cantankerous, crotchety, orneryadjective

    having a difficult and contrary disposition

    "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

Wiktionary

  1. orneryadjective

    Cantankerous, stubborn, disagreeable.

    Etymology: Contracted or dialectal pronunciation of ordinary.

  2. orneryadjective

    Mischievous, prankish, teasing, disagreeable but in a good way.

    Etymology: Contracted or dialectal pronunciation of ordinary.

  3. orneryadjective

    Commonplace, inferior.

    Etymology: Contracted or dialectal pronunciation of ordinary.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornery in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
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