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  • nounperson who complains a lot
  • verbcomplain a lot

synonyms for grouch

  • bear
  • bellyacher
  • bug
  • crab
  • crank
  • crosspatch
  • curmudgeon
  • faultfinder
  • growler
  • grumbler
  • grump
  • kicker
  • malcontent
  • moaner
  • sorehead
  • sourpuss
  • whiner
  • griper
  • grouser
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How to use grouch in a sentence

He pictured himself as an old grouch, soured on the world, and surely uncompanionable.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
"Lumpy's got on the grouch that won't come off," grinned Big-foot.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
One weazened grouch, Hank Burns, who had been a miner for forty years, tried to account for it.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
Behind the back of Monsieur P—— they grouch; before his face they grovel.
OVER THE FRONT IN AN AEROPLANE AND SCENES INSIDE THE FRENCH AND FLEMISH TRENCHESRALPH PULITZER
No need to gloom or grouch or fret, no need to howl or whine; but may the right to voice a grief or own a pain be mine.
THE JUMBLE BOOK OF RHYMESFRANK R. HEINE
The man who ridicules everything is on the toboggan slide, and he will end up by becoming an out-and-out grouch.
THINKCOL. WM. C. HUNTER
It is the grouch—in whom the fire starts slowly and smoulders indefinitely—that nobody likes.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
He wanted very much to tell Raymond that he was a little grouch and Weir that he looked like a puffed-up toad.
THE YOUNG PITCHERZANE GREY
I know Kent is in a state of grouch with himself for sailing when he did.
MOLLY BROWN OF KENTUCKYNELL SPEED
I should think Ruth would be the last person youd ever have a grouch on.
RUTH FIELDING AT SILVER RANCHALICE B. EMERSON
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WORDS RELATED TO GROUCH

  • crab
  • crybaby
  • faultfinder
  • fusser
  • grouch
  • growler
  • grumbler
  • grump
  • moaner
  • sniveler
  • whiner
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.