Example sentences for: ornery

How can you use “ornery” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They gave the root word as ornery , admitting no variants.

  • They are difficult, since they deal with difficult subjects: the complex interactions amongst those ornery creatures called "people."

  • Call him a roguish tribal chieftain or an ornery sociopath, he is what he is.

  • If you missed Heston's NRA sound bite, click . You can read some of his ornery comments about political correctness .

  • By the 1920s, the spelling had regularized to ornery , and the meaning had degenerated to `disagreeable' or `cantankerous.

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