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grouch

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrouchgrouch1 /Ι‘raʊtΚƒ/ noun informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [countable]BAD-TEMPERED someone who is always complaining πŸ”Š an old grouch2 [countable]COMPLAIN something unimportant that you complain about
Examples from the Corpus
grouchβ€’ He is likely to be a grouch at first.β€’ You're such a grouch in the morning.β€’ Dad's such a grouch in the morning.β€’ I am rock's foremost poet and ill-mannered grouch.β€’ Her dad's a terrible grouch.
grouchgrouch2 verb [intransitive] informal πŸ”Š πŸ”Š COMPLAINto complain in a slightly angry way syn moangrouch about πŸ”Š He’s always grouching about something!β†’ See Verb table
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Verb table
grouch
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygrouch
he, she, itgrouches
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygrouched
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave grouched
he, she, ithas grouched
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad grouched
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill grouch
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have grouched
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam grouching
he, she, itis grouching
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you, we, theyare grouching
Past
I, he, she, itwas grouching
you, we, theywere grouching
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been grouching
he, she, ithas been grouching
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been grouching
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be grouching
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been grouching
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