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adj. grump·i·er, grump·i·est
Surly and peevish; cranky.

grump′i·ly adv.
grump′i·ness n.
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Noun1.grumpiness - a fussy and eccentric disposition
ill nature - a disagreeable, irritable, or malevolent disposition
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[ˈgrʌmpɪnɪs] Nmal humor m


[ˈgrʌmpɪnɪs] nscontrosità, irritabilità


(ˈgrampi) adjective
bad-tempered. a grumpy old man.
ˈgrumpily adverb
ˈgrumpiness noun
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Brits like to revel in our grumpiness a bit and you are not like that here.
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