Grouch - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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


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


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

Examples 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

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