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crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, grumpy, bad-tempered, ill-temperedadjective
annoyed and irritable
Unhappy and/or irritable, a word which is particularly applied to babies and children or adults who are acting childishly.
surly; dissatisfied; grouty
Etymology: [Cf. Grumble, and Grum.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grum′pi, adj. surly: dissatisfied: melancholic.—adv. Grum′pily. [Grumble.]
The numerical value of grumpy in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of grumpy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of grumpy in a Sentence
I kept hearing a lot about John Gotti, all the mob bosses were there at the time because [Rudy] Giuliani was creating a big case against them at that time… In fact, his right-hand guy was there. I remembered they arrested John and he impressed, even in a jumpsuit. He took the time to introduce himself to me, shake my hand and call me Richie… Most mob guys are grumpy. They’re not outgoing or friendly. But John was the opposite. He was always smiling, happy, telling jokes and waving to people. He seemed to be enjoying what was happening to him.
I’m 50, so what’s the thing, to start playing guys that are the next-door neighbor who’s the grumpy old dude who’s married in the rom-com, and then Jennifer Aniston goes and f--ks the other guy who’s cooler and he’s an a-----e? Like, no. I’ve been offered a lot of those parts, and I’m like, ‘No, man.’ Don’t want to do that. It’s not interesting to me.
My kids, the most they ever said was that I was really annoying in the morning because I was happy when they didn't want to be happy, you know ? They woke up grumpy and I loved mornings.
He has had the grumpy expression from day one, the vet said he's as healthy as any other puppy. He just looks grumpy because of his underbite, wrinkles and dark complexion.
Our texts are the late night bickering of two grumpy political veterans, who have known each other for years. They are friendly as well as nasty, ribald, vicious, inconsistent humorous and vile.
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- rondinaireCatalan, Valencian
- j, hapan, ärtyisä, äreäFinnish
- kribbichWestern Frisian
- gruamach, crostaScottish Gaelic
- 不機嫌, 気難しいJapanese
- ngākau kawa, ngutu komekome, komekomeMāori
- kribbig, korzelig, knorrigDutch
- сварливый, раздражительный, ворчливыйRussian
- ters, huysuzTurkish
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