How to use Ornery in a sentence

ornery
  • The doctor told Dean his stepfather was too ornery to suffer any lasting effects from his ordeal.

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  • She's a bit ornery in comparison and not as physically capable, but she's my puppy and I wouldn't trade her for all the polygons in the world.

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  • I don't remember my parents.  Sometimes I don't think I ever had any.  No siblings, no friends.  I was … different.  Always different.  Scared most people away.  Probably a good thing, because I've always had a rather ornery streak.

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