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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grumpy ( 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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