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Word: crotchety

Definition: (of someone old) eccentric; odd; whimsical; bad-tempered; N. crotchet: odd or whimsical notion


Sentences Containing 'crotchety'

He loans her $1000 to help her achieve this goal and win over her sweetheart's crotchety uncle, Count Henri.

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