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curmudgeon

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Synonyms and Antonyms of curmudgeon

  1. an irritable and complaining person <only a curmudgeon would object to the nursing home's holiday decorations> Synonyms bear, bellyacher, complainer, crab, crank, croaker, crosspatch, grouch, fusser, griper, grouser, growler, grumbler, grump, murmurer, mutterer, sourpuss, whinerRelated Words hunks; malcontent, sorehead; grinch, killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport; defeatist, pessimist; faultfinder, kicker, nagger, nitpicker, objector, quibbler, repiner; crock [slang], hypochondriacNear Antonyms optimist, Pollyanna; happy camper


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