grumpy


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grump·y

 (grŭm′pē)
adj. grump·i·er, grump·i·est
Surly and peevish; cranky.

grump′i·ly adv.
grump′i·ness n.

grumpy

(ˈɡrʌmpɪ)
adj, grumpier or grumpiest
peevish; sulky. Also: grumpish
n, pl grumpies
a bad-tempered person
[C18: from grump + -y1]
ˈgrumpily, ˈgrumpishly adv
ˈgrumpiness, ˈgrumpishness n

grump•y

(ˈgrʌm pi)

adj. grump•i•er, grump•i•est.
surly or ill-tempered; discontentedly or sullenly irritable; grouchy.
[1770–80; grump expressive word, first attested in the phrase humps and grumps slights and snubs]
grump′i•ly, adv.
grump′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grumpy - annoyed and irritablegrumpy - annoyed and irritable    
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

grumpy

adjective irritable, cross, bad-tempered, grumbling, crabbed, edgy, surly, petulant, ill-tempered, cantankerous, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, grouchy (informal), querulous, peevish, huffy, crotchety (informal), liverish I know people think I'm a grumpy old man.

grumpy

adjective
Translations
شَكِس، شَكّاءنَكِد
mrzutýnabručenýnevrlý
gnaven
pahantuulinen
gunđav
fúllyndur, geîvondur
気むずかしい
심술이 난
īgnskašķīgs
zlovoljen
sur
อารมณ์บูดบึ้ง
bực bội

grumpy

[ˈgrʌmpɪ] ADJ (grumpier (compar) (grumpiest (superl))) [person] → malhumorado, gruñón; [voice] → de gruñón

grumpy

[ˈgrʌmpi] adjbougon(ne), grincheux/euse

grumpy

adj (+er) (inf)brummig (inf), → mürrisch, grantig; childquengelig (inf)

grumpy

[ˈgrʌmpɪ] adj (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) → scorbutico/a

grumpy

(ˈgrampi) adjective
bad-tempered. a grumpy old man.
ˈgrumpily adverb
ˈgrumpiness noun

grumpy

نَكِد nevrlý gnaven mürrisch κατσούφης malhumorado pahantuulinen grognon gunđav scontroso 気むずかしい 심술이 난 chagrijnig gretten marudny emburrado, rabugento несдержанный sur อารมณ์บูดบึ้ง huysuz bực bội 脾气坏的
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