Definition of crankily in English:

crankily

Pronunciation /-kəlē/

adverb

informal

See cranky

‘Kassy shook her head crankily, ‘It's nothing!’’
  • ‘I remembered our argument and frowned crankily.’
  • ‘I crankily pulled out my emergency credit card.’
  • ‘I crankily threw off the covers and climbed out of bed.’
  • ‘I crankily retrieved the supplies for a peanut butter and banana sandwich and placed them on the table.’