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crotchety

kro chuh tee

  • s  having a difficult and contrary disposition

  • The Bushies have gotten tired of his scolding and have tried to portray him as a crotchety Nebraskan coot who's lost a step.
  • A crotchety all-out Dixiecrat, he has feuded with Jesse Jones, snapping: "Jones has been away from here for the last 25 to 30 years and has come back to Houston and decided .
  • Since Tanzania is currently a base for the enemies of Malawi's Premier Kamuzu Banda, the crotchety autocrat stayed away from the Nairobi summit, although he unbent enough to send .
News & Articles

  • Five Robotic Bike Parking Systems That Solve an Urban Dilemma
    The uproar over New York’s new bike share system is mostly due to very human shortcomings (one crotchety human in particular, actually). But it can also be blamed on the shortcomings of city infrastructure, which hasn't quite caught up to the demand for new, more efficient ways of storing velocipedes. Read more...        
    June 12, 2013 - Gizmodo
  • Five Robotic Bike Parking Systems That Solve an Urban Dilemma
    The uproar over New York’s new bike share system is mostly due to very human shortcomings (one crotchety human in particular, actually). But it can also be blamed on the shortcomings of city infrastructure, which hasn't quite caught up to the demand for new, more efficient ways of storing velocipedes. Read more...        
    June 12, 2013 - Gizmodo
Quotes

  • Joe Paterno in Tucson Citizen
    Hopefully, I'm not going to be a crotchety old man, and you know, not handle it,Paterno said.
  • Khari Jones in Canada.com
    You know what? He's become a little bit crotchety in his old age,said Khari Jones, the quarterback in Winnipeg when Stegall won the CFL's outstanding player award in 2002. "But that's just his way of making fun. Milt is confident. He knows...
  • Keith Boykin in The Daily Voice
    Black men still don't have the right to get upset and indignant, even in their own homes,Boykin argued in his op-ed. "Crotchety old white guys like Rush Limbaugh and Lou Dobbs can foam at the mouth on radio and television all day about...

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