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grouch

grouch

 
 
pronunciation:
graUch
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: grouched, grouches, grouching
definition: to express discontent and bad humor; grumble; sulk.
synonyms:
beef, bellyache, bitch, complain, fuss, gripe, grouse, grumble, moan
similar words:
growl, mutter, nag, sulk, whine
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a bad-humored, resentful, or peevish person.
synonyms:
bellyacher, crank, crosspatch, curmudgeon, griper, grouser, grumbler, mutterer, sulk
similar words:
malcontent, sorehead
definition 2: a sulky or peevish mood.
synonyms:
fuss, pet, sulk
similar words:
huff, miff, pique, snit, stew
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