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adjective (crankier; crankiest)
eccentric; queer. —crankily, adverb, crankiness, noun

Contributor's comments: Cranky is used in South Australia and the NT as well.

Contributor's comments: In Tassie the pronunciation is closer to 'kran-kee' or 'krank-ee' than 'krangkee.

Contributor's comments: I've only ever heard this as meaning a bit bad-tempered, waspish, irritable eg "Don't get all cranky with me" - Melbourne.