onery

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

onery (comparative onerier, superlative oneriest)

  1. (US, particularly Southern US) Eye dialect spelling of ornery.

Usage notes[edit]

The absence of the initial "r" in ornery is said to be chiefly in Southern US pronunciation. Usage of onery might therefore be supposed to correspond to Southern US usage of ornery.

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