grouchy


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grouch·y

 (grou′chē)
adj. grouch·i·er, grouch·i·est
Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.

grouch′i·ly adv.
grouch′i·ness n.

grouchy

(ˈɡraʊtʃɪ)
adj, grouchier or grouchiest
informal bad-tempered; tending to complain; peevish
ˈgrouchily adv
ˈgrouchiness n

grouch•y

(ˈgraʊ tʃi)

adj. grouch•i•er, grouch•i•est.
sullenly discontented; sulky.
[1890–95]
grouch′i•ly, adv.
grouch′i•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grouchy - annoyed and irritablegrouchy - annoyed and irritable    
ill-natured - having an irritable and unpleasant disposition

grouchy

adjective bad-tempered, cross, irritable, grumpy, discontented, grumbling, surly, petulant, sulky, ill-tempered, irascible, cantankerous, tetchy, ratty (Brit. & N.Z. informal), testy, querulous, peevish, huffy, liverish Grandfather is a grouchy old so-and-so.

grouchy

adjective
Translations
بِتَذَمُّر
mrzutý
gnavpotteagtig
ärtyisä
zsörtölõdõ
nöldrandi, geîvondur
asık suratlı

grouchy

[ˈgraʊtʃɪ] ADJ (grouchier (compar) (grouchiest (superl))) → malhumorado

grouchy

[ˈgraʊtʃi] adj (= bad-tempered) → ronchon(ne)

grouchy

adj (+er)griesgrämig, miesepetrig (inf)

grouchy

[ˈgraʊtʃɪ] adj (fam) → brontolone/a

grouch

(grautʃ) verb
to complain. He's quite happy in his job although he's always grouching (about it).
noun
1. a person who complains.
2. a complaint.
ˈgrouchy adjective
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