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Definition of "crossgrained" [cross•grained]

  • Alternative form of cross-grained. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "crossgrained" in a sentence
  • "What crossgrained fiend has at once inspired you with what I suppose you wish me to call politic doubts and scruples of conscience, but which I can only regard as symptoms of fear and disaffection?"
  • "He was, I admit, wild; but never such a crossgrained fellow as yourself; and yet he too had his daily dose of the whip."
  • ""I am rather crossgrained when I am not well pleased.""