Synonyms of cranky in English:

cranky


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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, 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
British as cross as two sticks
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