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grumpy

grump·y

grumpy

 
pronunciation:
gruhm pi
part of speech: adjective
inflections: grumpier, grumpiest
definition: in a bad mood; cross.
Missing the school bus made her grumpy.
synonyms:
cranky, cross, grouchy, irritable
similar words:
curt, disagreeable, moody, ornery, out of sorts, touchy
derivations: grumpish (adj.), grumpily (adv.), grumpiness (n.)