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grump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grump




grump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grump

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely <those incessantly grumping patients were generally ignored by the nursing home staff> Synonyms beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, complain, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlRelated Words object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to silently go about in a bad mood <he's been grumping about the house all morning because the golf tournament got rained out> Synonyms sulk, mope, poutRelated Words brood, dwell (on), mull (over), muse (over), ponder; frown, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; carry on, take on; pet




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