Grumpy definition

grŭmpē
Surly and peevish; cranky.
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Grouchy; peevish; bad-tempered.
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The definition of grumpy is irritable or grouchy.

An example of grumpy is a person who is always complaining and unhappy.

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Unhappy, dissatisfied and/or irritable, a word which is particularly applied to babies and children or adults who are acting childishly.

Tommy feels grumpy today because his friend stole his ball.

Michael Finnell was grumpy, but became even grumpier when the Celtics lost.

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Other Word Forms

Adjective

Base Form:
grumpy
Comparative:
grumpier
Superlative:
grumpiest

Origin of grumpy

  • grump +‎ -y

    From Wiktionary