grumpy


grumpy

adjective \ˈgrəm-pē\

: easily annoyed or angered : having a bad temper or complaining often

grump·i·ergrump·i·est

Full Definition of GRUMPY

:  moodily cross :  surly
grump·i·ly \-pə-lē\ adverb
grump·i·ness \-pē-nəs\ noun

Examples of GRUMPY

  1. Our neighbor is a grumpy old man.
  2. I was feeling grumpy after my long flight.

First Known Use of GRUMPY

1778

Rhymes with GRUMPY

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