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grumbler

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1 an irritable and complaining person
  • the motor coach tour would have been okay if I hadn't been paired up with a grumbler who whined through the whole thing

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2 a person who makes frequent complaints usually about little things
  • how can you be such a grumbler when so much in your life is going well?

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“Grumbler.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grumbler. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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