Definition of grouchy in English:

grouchy

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Pronunciation: /ˈgraʊtʃi
 
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adjective (grouchier, grouchiest)

Derivatives

grouchily

adverb
More example sentences
  • Irritated at the prospect of having to consider such a question, I called out grouchily.
  • ‘I don't see why I have to be here,’ he muttered grouchily, kicking a column and scowling blackly at it.
  • Kevin groaned and grouchily got in the back seat.

grouchiness

noun
More example sentences
  • I understated the grouchiness of the article, and his obvious unhappiness with a lot of new historicism.
  • The fatigue and grouchiness have evaporated, and when her publicist comes to fetch her, she looks genuinely disappointed that we don't have more time.
  • Usually he was after the laugh because for all his grouchiness, Papa had a good disposition and was at heart a funny man.

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