Grouchy definition

grouchē
Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
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In a bad-tempered or sulky mood; grumpy.
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Irritable; easily upset; angry; tending to complain. [From 1895]

His boss gets grouchy when deadlines draw near.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
grouchy
Comparative:
grouchier
Superlative:
grouchiest

Origin of grouchy

  • From grouch + -y. Originally US college student slang.

    From Wiktionary