Examples of grumpy in a Sentence
Our neighbor is a grumpy old man.
I was feeling grumpy after my long flight.
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Simply put, the protagonist Molly reminds a grumpy Santa Claus, and all of us, that Christmas is a time of love and forgiveness.
There are parties, music, and a sense of community and tradition that might even get a grumpy uncle to shed a tear.
Whatever the reason, the result is a photo that may capture the grumpiest kindergarten ever to exist.
The rain of last week, coupled with increasingly dark mornings, the evenings (and often the hours in between) have made for grumpy groups of people, even those of us who make a point to get outdoors daily, my son included.
But even the grumpiest New Yorker has a hard time denying the merriment that envelops the city come December.
Curmudgeonly, grumpy, drinking whiskey, and chomping on a cigar and moping around with a black dog.
But grumpy Gator fans sitting at home with no electricity aren’t in any mood for excuses.
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.
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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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