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curmudgeon

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcurmudgeoncur‧mud‧geon /kɜːˈmʌdʒən $ kɜːr-/ noun [countable] old-fashioned 🔊 🔊 BAD-TEMPEREDsomeone who is often annoyed or angry, especially an old person
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curmudgeonSinclair, a curmudgeon of taste and integrity, defends the river against the shoddy plans of the Chamber of Commerce.For about the hundredth time, I cursed whatever kleptomaniac curmudgeon had walked off the train with my bag.
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