Examples of grouch in a Sentence
an uncle who is a real grouch when he's sick
having been proven wrong, he had a grouch on for hours afterwards
Recent Examples of grouch from the Web
Previously known as a visionary coach in possession of more championship rings than fingers, Jackson spent his return to Gotham reimagining himself as an aging grouch who waxed wistful for a more artful and earthbound game.
Why be such a grouch when people are just being friendly?
Why be such a grouch when people are just trying to be friendly?
Then go back to your cold, dark hole and grouch about it, Mr. Grinch.
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Synonymsbear, bellyacher, complainer, crab, crank, croaker, crosspatch, curmudgeon, fusser, griper, grouser, growler, grumbler, grump, murmurer, mutterer, sourpuss, whiner
Related Wordshunks; malcontent, sorehead; grinch, killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport; defeatist, pessimist; faultfinder, kicker, nagger, nitpicker, objector, quibbler, repiner; crock [slang], hypochondriac
Near Antonymsoptimist, Pollyanna; happy camper
GROUCH Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grouch for English Language Learners
: a person who complains frequently or constantly
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