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grump

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an irritable and complaining person
  • a real grump in the morning

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grump

verb

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1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • those incessantly grumping patients were generally ignored by the nursing home staff

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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

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The first known use of grump was in 1844

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“Grump.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grump. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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