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Correct spelling:
ornery
Definition:
having a difficult and contrary disposition; " a cantankerous and venomous- tongued old lady"- Dorothy Sayers
Other synonyms:
cantankerous, crotchety, ill-natured.
Examples of usage:
  1. Dad burn yore ornery hide, I ain't see you long enough for a good talk in a age." coon's - "Brand Blotters", William MacLeod Raine.
  2. Now pore little Dinah found she had to have all her wits about her to keep Love near, make that ornery Slap- back stay away. an' - "Jewel's Story Book", Clara Louise Burnham.
  3. And when I saw you weeping because I was supposed to be with the angels, I couldn't help coughing to let you know I was still hanging around, ornery as a book- agent. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
Common misspellings:
  1. onery (39%)
  2. ornary (20%)
  3. honery (10%)
  4. onary (9%)
  5. ornry (5%)
  6. orney (4%)
  7. hornery (4%)
  8. ornory (3%)
  9. onry (1%)
  10. orner (1%)
  11. anory (1%)
  12. anry (1%)
  13. honary (1%)

Misspellings percentages are collected from over 14,913,252 spell check sessions on www.spellchecker.net from Jan 2010 - Jul 2012.


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