Examples of grumpy in a Sentence
Our neighbor is a grumpy old man.
I was feeling grumpy after my long flight.
Recent Examples of grumpy from the Web
But reviewers have rarely been as grumpy as this month, when Apple unveiled its collection of new gadgets for the holidays.
Nell got to see me as a daughter—witnessing flashes of my grumpy and petulant teenage self, or my mother brushing loose strands of hair out of my face.
There Lenin seems less like a fiery leader than a grumpy retiree, his arm outstretched as if trying to call back a bus that sped past him.
So far the grumpy locals aren't dissuading tourists.
Instead, they are pulled in new directions and paired up with new players, starting with Jimmy and Bert (Raymond J. Barry), a grumpy elderly man Jimmy sort-of befriends in the premiere.
People are grumpy or super happy; arrogant or bashful; and all those things are important.
Best Post-Match Evaluation Jose Mourinho can be a grumpy and cynical enigma after his side loses, but to his credit the former Real Madrid boss was anything but after Manchester United's loss to Huddersfield.
The grumpy cat Garfield first celebrates Thanksgiving and then Christmas in these two animated TV specials, totaling 50 minutes on one DVD.
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First Known Use of grumpy
Synonymscholeric, crabby, cranky, cross, crotchety, fiery, grouchy, irritable, irascible, peevish, perverse, pettish, petulant, prickly, quick-tempered, raspy, ratty, short-tempered, snappish, snappy, snarky, snippety, snippy, stuffy, testy, waspish
Antonymsforbearing, long-suffering, patient, stoic (or stoical), tolerant, uncomplaining
Related Wordsbearish, bilious, cantankerous, cross-grained, curmudgeonly, disagreeable, dyspeptic, ill-humored, ill-natured, ill-tempered, off-color (or off-colored), ornery, querulous, snarly, surly; argumentative, bellicose, belligerent, combative, contentious, disputatious, fractious, fretful, pugnacious, quarrelsome, scrappy, truculent; huffy, pouty, sensitive, short, sulky, sullen, tetchy, thin-skinned, touchy; hot-blooded, passionate
Near Antonymsaffable, companionable, cordial, extroverted (also extraverted), friendly, genial, gregarious, outgoing, sociable; agreeable, amiable, good-natured, good-tempered, sweet, well-disposed; carefree, easygoing, happy-go-lucky, relaxed; forbearing, long-suffering, obliging, patient, stoic (or stoical), tolerant, uncomplaining, understanding
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