cantankerous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cantankerous
split it into can+tanker+ous : read this as 'kaan' (ear in hindi)+ taker + us, one who is irritable will always have a one below ear (slap) from us.
cantankerous sounds like "cann't take it anymore" and when do we say this when we get irritated
cantankerous (cane+tanker+on+us).Though we save oursalves from cane falling on us we become ill-tempered.
Can tanker irritate us (ous)
cantankerous==CANT+ANGER+ous someone whom u dare not anger for he is old and ill tempered
hulk cannot tackle tankers - irritable. ill humoured
hey you morons you are coming here to learn what cantankerous mean, i tell you now it means people who are cantankerous like you when you read this mnemonic.
cat angry us
one sitting in a TANK is BAD TEMPERED to kill the enemy and is UN-COOPERATIVE towards enemy
can+tanker+us pahle itna pareshan kiya ki can bhar gaya, fir tanker aur ab hum(us)
Can and tank is to be used against cantankerous person
oil can of the tank is slip on our body so we become angry
CANTAkerous, here CANTA is comparable to hindi word Kanta(throne) which is irritating when it stings. so cantakerous means irritating