grumpy

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgrʌmpi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈgrʌmpi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grumpē)


Inflections of 'grumpy' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
grumpier
adj comparative
grumpiest
adj superlative
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grumpy

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. am in a grumpy mood
  2. am grumpy about [having, being]
  3. can be grumpy at times
  4. gets grumpy when [you mention, he has to, he can't]
  5. is always so grumpy!
  6. never seen her so grumpy!
  7. Why are you so grumpy (today)?
  8. stop being so grumpy!
  9. you're very grumpy [this morning, today]
  10. sorry, I'm a little grumpy today
  11. a grumpy old [man, woman]
  12. a grumpy [parent, teacher, security guard, gateman]
  13. grumpy and [tired, irritable, miserable]
  14. am (feeling) [tired] and grumpy
  15. [it] made me so grumpy
  16. UK, slang: is (being) a bit of [a, an old] grumpy guts
  17. with grumpy face
  18. in a grumpy (tone of) voice
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