adjective \ˈgra-chē\

: tending to complain about things : having a bad temper


Full Definition of GROUCHY

:  given to grumbling :  peevish
grouch·i·ly \-chə-lē\ adverb
grouch·i·ness \-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of GROUCHY

  1. I get grouchy when I'm tired.
  2. <a lack of sleep would make anyone grouchy>

First Known Use of GROUCHY

circa 1895

Rhymes with GROUCHY

GROUCHINESS Defined for Kids


adjective \ˈgra-chē\

Definition of GROUCHY for Kids

:  tending to be irritable or to complain a lot


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