Synonyms of cross-grained in English:

cross-grained


See definition of cross-grained

adjective

1‘old people as a group are neither sweet nor cross-grained’

SYNONYMS
awkward, difficult, uncooperative, perverse, contrary, unhelpful, obstructive, disobliging, unaccommodating, unreasonable, troublesome, tiresome, annoying, vexatious, disobedient, recalcitrant, refractory, wilful, headstrong, self-willed, capricious, wayward
stubborn, obstinate, obdurate, mulish, pig-headed, bull-headed, intractable
Scottish thrawn
informal cussed
British informal bloody-minded, bolshie, stroppy
North American informal balky
archaic froward, contumacious
rare renitent, pervicacious, contrarious
ANTONYMS

easy-going