Grouch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡraʊtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word grouch
Brit.  |ɡraʊtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word grouch

noun

- a bad-tempered person (syn: churl, crank, crosspatch, grump)

verb

- show one's unhappiness or critical attitude (syn: grumble, scold)

Examples

...an uncle who is a real grouch when he's sick...

...having been proven wrong, he had a grouch on for hours afterwards...

He started grouching at me.

They are always grouching about their job.

He's always grouching about something!

...a confirmed grouch who never seems to smile...

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: grouch
he/she/it: grouches
present participle: grouching
past tense: grouched
past participle: grouched
noun
singular: grouch
plural: grouches
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