Word of the Week: cantankerous (kăn-TĂNG-kər-əs)

2021-05-18T15:18:45-04:00

Word of the Week: cantankerous (kăn-TĂNG-kər-əs) Definition (Adjective) Showing an ill-natured disposition; ill-conditioned and quarrelsome, perverse, cross-grained. In Context "His rational and patient nature was developed by over ten long years of working with the canal barge's irrational captains and cantankerous mules." C. S. Miller, A Cruel Thing: A Tale of American Spirits, 2011.