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grouch

  
  ( grouches    plural  )
1       n-count   A grouch is someone who is always complaining in a bad-tempered way.  
INFORMAL, disapproval   He's an old grouch but she puts up with him.     
2       n-count   A grouch is a bad-tempered complaint.  
INFORMAL  
(=gripe)  

One of the biggest grouches is the new system of payment.     
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grouch

  

      vb  
1    beef     (slang)   bellyache     (slang)   bitch     (slang)   bleat, carp, complain, find fault, gripe     (informal)   grouse, grumble, kvetch     (U.S. slang)   moan, whine, whinge     (informal)  
      n  
2    beef     (slang)   complaint, grievance, gripe     (informal)   grouse, grumble, moan, objection, protest  
3    complainer, crab     (informal)   crosspatch     (informal)   curmudgeon, faultfinder, grouser, grumbler, malcontent, moaner, whiner  

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grouchy, group, grout, groundhog

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