Definition of crankiness in English:

crankiness

noun

  • See cranky

    • ‘Yeah, I think that most people have moments of total crankiness.’
    • ‘She had her moments of surpassing crankiness today, but that's normal.’
    • ‘The fact that she knows hormones are causing her temporary crankiness doesn't make the feelings any less real, so cut her some slack.’
    • ‘If you cut back, your body shows signs of caffeine withdrawal, like headaches, crankiness and sleepiness.’
    • ‘As a person ages, the signs of depression are much more likely to be dismissed as crankiness or grumpiness.’