Grouch meaning

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A habitually complaining or irritable person.
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To grumble or sulk.
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A grumbling or sulky mood.

In a grouch about the long line for tickets.

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To grumble or complain in a sulky way.
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A complaint; a grudge.

Had only one grouch against the landlord.

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A person who is habitually grouchy, surly, irritable, etc.
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A grumbling or sulky mood.
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A complaint.
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One who is grumpy or irritable.

I don't feel like hanging around with that grouch.

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(intransitive) To be grumpy or irritable; to complain.

He spent all his time grouching about the problem instead of fixing it.

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Origin of grouch

  • From Middle English grucchen to grumble, complain grudge

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From grutch.

    From Wiktionary