cross-grained definition

  • adjective:
    • Having an irregular, transverse, or diagonal grain, unlike a parallel whole grain.
    • Troublesome to cope with; contrary.
    • Having an irregular without a parallel whole grain.
    • hard to handle; contrary or troublesome.

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