12 Letters
7 Consonants
5 Vowels
4 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use cantankerous as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Cantankerous
A 4 syllables adjective satellite and 12 letters with the letters a, c, e, k, n, o, r, s, t, and u, 7 consonants, 5 vowels and 4 syllables with the middle letters nk. Cantankerous starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, ca, can, cant, canta, and the ending characters are s, us, ous, rous, erous, ..
Having a difficult and contrary disposition; "a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
School Grade
Cantankerous is set as a sat word that starts with c, ends with s, 4 syllables, 5 vowels and 12 letters.
Pig Latin
Cantankerous in Pig Latin is said as "antankerouscay or antankerouscway".
c | a | n | t | a | n | k | e | r | o | u | s
ca | an | nt | ta | an | nk | ke | er | ro | ou | us
can | ant | nta | tan | ank | nke | ker | ero | rou | ous
cant | anta | ntan | tank | anke | nker | kero | erou | rous
Word Gram
Adjective Satellite Examples
having a difficult and contrary disposition;
"a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
stubbornly obstructive and unwilling to cooperate;
"unions...have never been as bloody-minded about demarcation as the shipbuilders"- Spectator

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Cantankerous"

There are 432 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to cantankerous.

Abhorrentoffensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"
"the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
"morally repugnant customs"
"repulsive behavior"
"the most repulsive character in recent novels"
Abnormalmuch greater than the normal
"abnormal profits"
"abnormal ambition"
Absurdinconsistent with reason or logic or common sense
"the absurd predicament of seeming to argue that virtue is highly desirable but intensely unpleasant"- Walter Lippman
Acetosetasting like vinegar
Acetoustasting like vinegar
Aciditythe property of being acidic
Affectedacted upon
Anomalousdeviating from the general or common order or type
"advanced forms of life may be anomalous in the universe"
Antagonisticopposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action

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There are 1 anagrams from cantankerous.

Anagram Definition
Cantankeroushaving a difficult and contrary disposition
"a cantankerous and venomous-tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers

View English words with the unique letters used in cantankerous. Words With The Letters Aceknorstu

Similar Words

There are 1 words that are similar to "Cantankerous".

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