Cranky, disagreeable, or stubborn, especially if prone to odd whims or fancies. (adjective)
Examples of word crotchety
It's what I call a crotchety conscience -- always in the way of your doing anything like anybody else.
Yeah, the clothes alone would put the crotch in crotchety.
Most recently, Boyle was known as the crotchety father on the television comedy series Everybody loves Raymond.
But the actor, best known as crotchety one-legged pensioner Winston from Still Game, is delighted to have come through the eventful season with what he believes is a fantastic second series of his hit sitcom.
He sure isn't doing anything to help erase that "crotchety" image, huh.