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grump

 (grŭmp)
n.
1. A cranky complaining person.
2. grumps A fit of ill temper. Used with the: "Hannah had the grumps, for being up late didn't suit her" (Louisa May Alcott).
intr.v. grumped, grump·ing, grumps
1. To mutter complaints.
2. To behave in a grumpy manner.

[Origin unknown.]
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grump

(ɡrʌmp)
n
1. a surly or bad-tempered person
2. (plural) a sulky or morose mood (esp in the phrase have the grumps)
vb
(intr) to complain or grumble
[C18: dialect grump surly remark, probably of imitative origin]
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grump

(grʌmp)

n.
1. a grumpy person.
2. the grumps, a depressed mood.
v.i.
3. to complain or sulk.
[1835–45; probably back formation from grumpy]
grump′ish, adj.
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grump


Past participle: grumped
Gerund: grumping

Imperative
grump
grump
Present
I grump
you grump
he/she/it grumps
we grump
you grump
they grump
Preterite
I grumped
you grumped
he/she/it grumped
we grumped
you grumped
they grumped
Present Continuous
I am grumping
you are grumping
he/she/it is grumping
we are grumping
you are grumping
they are grumping
Present Perfect
I have grumped
you have grumped
he/she/it has grumped
we have grumped
you have grumped
they have grumped
Past Continuous
I was grumping
you were grumping
he/she/it was grumping
we were grumping
you were grumping
they were grumping
Past Perfect
I had grumped
you had grumped
he/she/it had grumped
we had grumped
you had grumped
they had grumped
Future
I will grump
you will grump
he/she/it will grump
we will grump
you will grump
they will grump
Future Perfect
I will have grumped
you will have grumped
he/she/it will have grumped
we will have grumped
you will have grumped
they will have grumped
Future Continuous
I will be grumping
you will be grumping
he/she/it will be grumping
we will be grumping
you will be grumping
they will be grumping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grumping
you have been grumping
he/she/it has been grumping
we have been grumping
you have been grumping
they have been grumping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grumping
you will have been grumping
he/she/it will have been grumping
we will have been grumping
you will have been grumping
they will have been grumping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grumping
you had been grumping
he/she/it had been grumping
we had been grumping
you had been grumping
they had been grumping
Conditional
I would grump
you would grump
he/she/it would grump
we would grump
you would grump
they would grump
Past Conditional
I would have grumped
you would have grumped
he/she/it would have grumped
we would have grumped
you would have grumped
they would have grumped
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grump - a bad-tempered persongrump - a bad-tempered person    
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
crabby person, crab - a quarrelsome grouch
hothead, fire-eater - a belligerent grouch
misanthrope, misanthropist - someone who dislikes people in general
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grump

noun
A person who habitually complains or grumbles:
Informal: crank, griper, grouser.
verb
To express negative feelings, especially of dissatisfaction or resentment:
Informal: crab, gripe, grouse, kick.
Slang: beef, bellyache, bitch.
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Translations

grump

n
(inf) (= person) to be a grumpein alter Brummbär sein (inf)
(= bad mood) to have the grumpsbrummig sein (inf)
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March was very busy trying to finish a letter, which must go at once, and Hannah had the grumps, for being up late didn't suit her.
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I HAD heard folk talk about the grumps who live near schools.