Definition of ornery:
Synonyms for ornery:
crotchety, bilious, bloody-minded, acid, disagreeable, balky, surly, contrary, splenetic, cantankerous, contrarious, argumentative, contentious, combative, difficult, dyspeptic, volatile, contrarian, truculent, froward, attitude, support, confrontational, quarrelsome, ill-humored, perverse, ill-natured, bearish, wayward, impossible.
- "Green Valley", Katharine Reynolds.
- "Judith of the Godless Valley", Honoré Willsie.
- "With Hoops of Steel", Florence Finch Kelly.