- ornery (adj.)
- 1816, American English dialectal contraction of ordinary (adj.). "Commonplace," hence "of poor quality, coarse, ugly." By c. 1860 the sense had evolved to "mean, cantankerous." Related: Orneriness.
- 1. The old lady was still being ornery, but at least she had consented to this visit.
- 2. It is mostly because we're mean and ornery.
- 3. I got to go to church and sweat and sweat -- I hate them ornery sermons!
- 我还得去做礼拜,弄得浑身是汗 —— 我恨那些一文不值的布道辞!
来自英汉文学 - 汤姆历险
- 4. When he was 16 when is ornery shoots carves the hero!
- 5. It's aid that Lao ornery good terms with the minister.
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