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
References in classic literature ?
Here, at the absurd cost of ten cents, a gloomy, grouchy individual, who threatened to become an enemy, was made into a good friend.
A woman reluctantly prepares for her mum to get out of prison; a man whose daughter died takes an interest in his gardener's child; a grouchy teacher obsesses over a Gaelic football volunteer - on the surface, the narratives are somewhat mundane, but Erskine infuses them with multiplicity, and twists them with darkness.
A woman reluctantly prepares for her mum to get out prison; man whose daughter died takes an interest in his gardener's child; a grouchy teacher obsesses over a Gaelic football volunteer.
A woman reluctantly prepares for her mum to get out of prison; a man whose in his gardener's child; a grouchy teacher obsesses over a Gaelic football volunteer - on the surface, the narratives are somewhat mundane, but Erskine infuses them with multiplicity, and twists them with darkness.
The stand-up - famed for his grouchy deadpan style and for being the inspiration behind Simpsons character Moe Szuslak - will take centre stage at Cornbow Hall in Halesowen on Saturday.
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You may recognise Rich Hall's grouchy, deadpan style from anyone of his TV or radio performances from BBC Four documentaries, a BBC Radio 4 series or appearances on BBC One's Have I Got News For You and BBC Two's QI.
A little girl living in the Christmasobsessed town of Whoville tries to befriend a grouchy mountain creature, but he decides to ruin the festive celebrations.
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BELINDA Bauer weaves a compelling and highly intricate novel that begins with two separate threads: the heartbreaking story of 14-year-old career burglar Jack Bright, who is doing his best to look after his two younger sisters following the murder of his mother, and grouchy DCI Marvel who's been relegated from London to the West Country.
"Warts and All: A Book of Unconditional Love" by author Lori Haskins Houran and illustrator Sydney Hanson, is new and utterly charming picture book story for children ages 3 to 5 from the team that features an irresistible array of adorably stinky, grouchy, burpy, and warty animals to drive the point home.