grouty

adjective

ˈgrau̇tē
-er/-est
: cross, sulky, sullen
those old warrior-priests were but gruff and grouty at the bestHerman Melville
grouty, bad-tempered, and rudeAl Newman

Word History

Etymology

perhaps from grout entry 1 + -y

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“Grouty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grouty. Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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