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Wordnet 3.0


1. in a bad mood;
- Example: "he answered her cantankerously"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cantankerous \Can*tan"ker*ous\, a. Perverse; contentious; ugly; malicious. [Colloq.] -- Can*tan"ker*ous*ly, adv. -- Can*tan"ker*ous*ness, n. [1913 Webster] The cantankerous old maiden aunt. --Thackeray. [1913 Webster] Cantar
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

cantankerously adv 1: in a bad mood; "he answered her cantankerously"