Definition of 'grumpy'
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Which left them feeling grumpy and bashful. The Sun (2015)More and more treatments are springing up to treat grumpy resting face. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Everybody says he is grumpy but he moans in the right way. The Sun (2008)You will be astonished to learn that this made him a bit grumpy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It makes it easier to stick on my grumpy game face and sail into the semis. The Sun (2015)So many trainers seem a bit grumpy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He has walked around with a grumpy face in recent months and that transmits to the players. The Sun (2007)Other athletes might turn up to the track for training with an attitude or they might well be grumpy or feeling down. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Feeling grumpy, beleaguered and at the end of your tether? Times, Sunday Times (2008)At last some good news for us grumpy old men: we're not grumpy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They can be grumpy and say nasty things, but they don't really mean it. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You can't be grumpy, because grumpy elves make miserable toys. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He wasn't grumpy, just a bit perplexed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She took control of all of us miserable, grumpy lot at the same time, too. The Sun (2014)If I raise the issue he turns grumpy and says he didn't ask for my opinion. The Sun (2012)Best of all, I will cease to sound like a grumpy old lady decades before my time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'grumpy'
British English: grumpy /ˈɡrʌmpɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is grumpy, you think they are bad-tempered and miserable.
...a grumpy old man.
- American English: grumpy
- Arabic: نَكِد
- Brazilian Portuguese: emburrado
- Chinese: 脾气坏的
- Croatian: gunđav
- Czech: nevrlý
- Danish: gnaven
- Dutch: chagrijnig
- European Spanish: malhumorado ser
- Finnish: pahantuulinen
- French: grognon
- German: mürrisch
- Greek: κατσούφης
- Italian: scontroso
- Japanese: 気むずかしい
- Korean: 심술이 난
- Norwegian: gretten
- Polish: marudny
- European Portuguese: rabugento
- Romanian: morocănos
- Russian: несдержанный
- Spanish: malhumorado
- Swedish: sur
- Thai: อารมณ์บูดบึ้ง
- Turkish: huysuz
- Ukrainian: сварливий
- Vietnamese: bực bội
Definition of grumpy from the Collins English Dictionary
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