adjective \ˈgrəm-pē\

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


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


Rhymes with GRUMPY


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