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grouchy

grouch·y

grouchy

 
pronunciation:
graU chi
features:
Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
inflections: grouchier, grouchiest
definition: tending to be irritable and complaining; bad-tempered.
similar words:
cross, grumpy, ill-natured, petulant, testy
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derivations: grouchily (adv.), grouchiness (n.)