Origin: from earlier grutch from Middle English grucchen: see grudge
- a person who grouches continually
- a grumbling or sulky mood
- a complaint
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- A habitually complaining or irritable person.
- A grumbling or sulky mood: in a grouch about the long line for tickets.
- A complaint; a grudge: had only one grouch against the landlord.
Origin: From Middle English grucchen, to grumble, complain; see grudge.