(1) Call me a crotchety curmudgeon, but I started on this book with two mental blocks.(2) Amy has a lurcher, who I've looked after on occasion, and she takes my crotchety terrier.(3) Now, at almost 60, she has grown into a crotchety , cantankerous old woman who, nonetheless, has a deeply sensitive underside and a great affection for the children she minds.(4) I find myself despairing and crotchety about aspects of modern life.(5) Well, as I am getting older, I find that I'm getting - I don't know - more crotchety ?(6) If my feet are comfortable, then I don't get crotchety and start moaning.(7) At the risk of sounding crotchety , I must point out at least one - the most common and persistent one - of these mistakes of loose thinking.(8) He was crotchety and cantankerous, but he was always a familiar face to see on the scene.(9) Instead, I felt sort of tense, crotchety and out of control most of the day.(10) I was raised by some pretty crotchety people who feel that moral responsibility starts with the individual first, society after.(11) In his early 40s, he was prematurely crotchety .(12) The crotchety and the crooked have their vulnerabilities and kindnesses, and no-one is wholly good or bad.(13) The three women are, respectively, crotchety old lady, hothead cynic, and frustrated, overachieving go-between.(14) His trademark cold, monotone delivery and crotchety attitude has often been imitated but never matched.(15) The truth of the matter is, we just live by an increasingly crotchety woman who hates progress.(16) I was feeling miserable and crotchety and on the point of collapse.