Translation of cranky in Spanish:


maniático, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈkræŋki//ˈkraŋki/

adjectivecrankier, crankiest


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    (person) maniático
    (person) raro
    (idea) estrafalario
    (idea) raro
    • Its images and quirky, cranky design return to the mind's eye long after the final credits.
    • We're not this weird, cranky, fanged minority that is secretly drinking blood in the name of its depraved godlessness!
    • He was the cranky and quirky old neighbor that everyone had.
    • The fact he could be won round to this cranky idea demonstrates that he shouldn't be trusted in charge of a whelk stall, let alone the national economy.
    • We ourselves have no memory of being in the womb (though there are some rather cranky rumours to the opposite effect), and thus we cannot really imagine a foetus being capable of happiness or pain.
    • It seems one crazy, cranky dollmaker has found the technology to shrink people down to the size of mere dolls.
    • Complementary therapies are not cranky, are not pseudo - medicine, and are well-accepted and thriving, even in small towns such as Forres.
    • I've also been labelled the ‘eccentric crank of Eldwick’ by a party with an equally cranky name.
    • The administrators are cranky and making the strangest decisions.
    • Biodynamic theory and practice may sound cranky, but you can't ignore the growing numbers of bluechip wine estates joining the ranks, especially in France.
    • In life he was regarded as an awkward customer, a cranky, eccentric figure with a talent for rubbing people up the wrong way.
    • Once considered cranky, biodynamic methods are gaining respect worldwide, not least because of their excellent results.
    • We didn't want our town to get a reputation for being cranky.
  • 2US

    • I cried with laughter the first time I read this, and I still go there when I feel cranky, because it always makes me giggle.
    • I'm also depressed, cranky, annoying, and irritable.
    • Do you find yourself irritable and cranky, taking out your anxiety and frustration on those you love?
    • Then again, I think they expect me to be a bit cranky at that hour anyway, so it works out.
    • Others may experience brief periods of irritability, and some may seem cranky for weeks, experiencing crying episodes and disrupted sleeping and eating patterns.
    • Just remind them the family will be less cranky and short tempered if they can overcome jet lag first.
    • The relentless sweltering had gotten to all of us, kids and adults alike; we were short tempered and cranky and prone to starting fights over nothing.
    • She was cranky because it had taken over an hour to get the twins to go to sleep.
    • She has a voluble and attractive personality, but even if she were cranky and bad-tempered I'd still go there because the food's really good.
    • The expanse of the day unfolds before me and I can't comprehend how I am going to distract my cranky baby for the next 12 hours.
    • And, even though it's been a good day, I'm cranky.
    • This lack of rest has caused a radical shift in my personality, making me cranky, irritable, and prone to curse loudly at the slightest provocation.
    • It gives me the right to explain that my periodic short tempered, cranky moments are a biproduct of the disease.
    • Now is the time of the season that people start to get cranky (even the chess players are looking a little irritable).
    • Most of the time, she was cranky and grumpy, experiencing this nonstop craving and hunger for ice cream.
    • Quigley returned to the treetop retreat hours later, looking tired and cranky.
    • Obviously my attitude hasn't been the best because the musicians keep telling me that I'm cross and cranky and difficult to work with.
    • These individuals are emotionally robust despite their shy demeanour, and they have high standards for themselves, which is why they can seem cranky and irritable.
    • She arrived in Hawaii, tired and cranky, 5 hours later.
    • Eventually the train did come although it was three hours late and filled with cranky people who just wanted to go home.