Translation of crosspatch in Spanish:


cascarrabias, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkrɔsˌpætʃ/ /ˈkrɒspatʃ/

See Spanish definition of cascarrabias


  • 1

    cascarrabias masculine, feminine informal
    gruñón masculine
    gruñona feminine
    • York is bulging at the walls with Scrooges, Grinches, crotchety crosspatches and other assorted bah humbuggers.
    • The crosspatch is therefore disabled physically, socially and psychologically.
    • Mr Curry was no one person in particular but an amalgam of all the mean, intolerant and bigoted crosspatches I had come across over the years.
    • A propos ‘crosspatch’ a ‘mardy’ child is sullen and whining.
    • Whenever I express my penchant for reality television in the circle of snide, knowing, not-as-smart-as-they-think-they-are crosspatches that I'm cursed to call friends, I often do so defensively.