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grump

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grump

  1. an irritable and complaining person a real grump in the morning Synonyms of grump bear, bellyacher, complainer, crab, crank, croaker, crosspatch, curmudgeon, fusser, griper, grouser, growler, grumbler, grouch, murmurer, mutterer, sourpuss, whinerWords Related to grump hunks; malcontent, sorehead; grinch, killjoy, party pooper, spoilsport; defeatist, pessimist; faultfinder, kicker, nagger, nitpicker, objector, quibbler, repiner; crock [slang], hypochondriacNear Antonyms of grump optimist, Pollyanna; happy camper


grump

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grump

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely those incessantly grumping patients were generally ignored by the nursing home staff Synonyms of grump beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, complain, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to grump object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of grump accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of grump crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to silently go about in a bad mood he's been grumping about the house all morning because the golf tournament got rained out Synonyms of grump sulk, mope, poutWords Related to grump brood, dwell (on), mull (over), muse (over), ponder; frown, glower, lower (also lour), scowl; carry on, take on; pet


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