grumly

adjective
grum·​ly | \ ˈgrəmli\
-er/-est

Definition of grumly

now chiefly Scottish
: turbid and troubled cold and watery grew the wind and grumly grew the seaSir Patrick Spens

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History and Etymology for grumly

probably from obsolete English grummel sediment, dregs (probably of Scandinavian origin) + English -y; akin to Swedish grummel sediment, dregs

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