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July 5, 2022

Word of the Day: Cantankerous

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Word of the Day : July 5, 2022

cantankerous \kan-TANK-uh-rus\ adjective

What It Means

A cantankerous person is often angry and annoyed. Cantankerous also means “difficult or irritating to deal with.”

// Several sportswriters cited the coach’s cantankerous personality as a reason for the team’s poor performance and lack of motivation.

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Aired July 5, 2022

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