Grumpy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrʌmpi|  American pronunciation of the word grumpy
Brit.  |ˈɡrʌmpi|  British pronunciation of the word grumpy

adjective

- annoyed and irritable (syn: bad-tempered, crabbed, crabby, cross, fussy, grouchy, ill-tempered)

Examples

Our neighbor is a grumpy old man.

I was feeling grumpy after my long flight.

Mina's always a bit grumpy first thing in the morning.

...an asocial and grumpy artist lives alone on the top floor...

Word forms

adjective
comparative: grumpier
superlative: grumpiest
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