Meaning of cranky

crank•y

Pronunciation: (krang'kē), [key]
— crank•i•er, crank•i•est.
  1. ill-tempered; grouchy; cross: I'm always cranky when I don't get enough sleep.
  2. eccentric; queer.
  3. shaky; unsteady; out of order.
  4. full of bends or windings; crooked.
  5. sickly; in unsound or feeble condition; infirm.

crank•y

Pronunciation: (krang'kē), [key]
— adj. Naut.
  1. crank (def. 1).
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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