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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgrumpygrump‧y /ˈɡrʌmpi/ ●○○ adjective  BAD-TEMPEREDbad-tempered and easily annoyed syn irritable Mina’s always a bit grumpy first thing in the morning.grumpily adverbgrumpiness noun [uncountable]
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grumpyCome back and see me when you're less grumpy.He is as cheerful in his workday as Stadler is grumpy.Southall was grumpy and unsociable, not like him.Hywel is a bit grumpy, and Wyn's so cheerful.I still felt grumpy, but as the preacher got going I also discovered that somehow I wanted him to do well.Homer, the grumpy dad, works in a nuclear plant and is a sentimental slob.She sits in a soft curve at her easel, gently swabbing away three centuries from a grumpy London sky.a grumpy old manBut I had reverted to my ordinary, grumpy, perennially dissatisfied self.
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