grouchy

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adjective \ˈgrau̇-chē\

Definition of grouchy

grouchier

;

grouchiest

  1. :  given to grumbling :  peevish

grouchily

play \ˈgrau̇-chə-lē\ adverb

grouchiness

play \ˈgrau̇-chē-nəs\ noun

Examples of grouchy in a sentence

  1. I get grouchy when I'm tired.

  2. a lack of sleep would make anyone grouchy

Circa 1895

First Known Use of grouchy

circa 1895


GROUCHY Defined for English Language Learners

grouchy

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adjective \ˈgrau̇-chē\

Definition of grouchy for English Language Learners

  • : tending to complain about things : having a bad temper


GROUCHY Defined for Kids

grouchy

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adjective \ˈgrau̇-chē\

Definition of grouchy for Students

grouchier

;

grouchiest

  1. :  tending to be irritable or to complain a lot



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