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cantankerous, crabbed, cross, crotchety     (informal)   edgy, grouchy     (informal)   grumbling, huffy, ill-tempered, irritable, liverish, peevish, petulant, querulous, ratty     (Brit. & N.Z. informal)   sulky, sullen, surly, testy, tetchy  
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  ( grumpier    comparative)   ( grumpiest    superlative  ) If you say that someone is grumpy, you mean that they are bad-tempered and miserable.      adj  
Some folk think I'm a grumpy old man.     
  grumpily      adv   ADV with v  
`I know, I know,' said Ken, grumpily, without looking up.     

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grimy, group, gum, grumble

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