Synonyms of cranky in English:

cranky


See definition of cranky

adjective

1‘a cranky diet’

SYNONYMS
eccentric, bizarre, weird, peculiar, odd, quirky, avant-garde, unconventional, off-centre, strange, outlandish, ridiculous, ludicrous
mad, insane, crazy, absurd
informal wacky, screwy, nutty, nuts, crackpot, cracked, oddball, kinky, off the wall, way out, dippy, cuckoo
British informal daft
North American informal kooky, wacko, left-field
Australian, New Zealand informal, dated dilly

2‘the children were getting a bit tired and cranky’

SYNONYMS
bad-tempered, irritable, irascible, tetchy, testy, grumpy, grouchy, crotchety, in a mood, in a bad mood, ill-tempered, ill-natured, ill-humoured, peevish
having got out of bed on the wrong side, cross, as cross as two sticks, fractious, disagreeable, cantankerous, curmudgeonly, pettish, crabbed, crabby, waspish, prickly, peppery, touchy, scratchy, crusty, splenetic, shrewish, short-tempered, hot-tempered, quick-tempered, dyspeptic, choleric, bilious, liverish, cross-grained
informal snappish, snappy, chippy, on a short fuse, short-fused
British informal shirty, stroppy, narky, ratty, eggy, like a bear with a sore head
North American informal ornery, peckish, soreheaded
Australian, New Zealand informal snaky
informal, dated waxy, miffy