Say, for the love of Pete, I couldn't tell what it was gave me a grouch.
"Lumpy's got on the grouch that won't come off," grinned Big-foot.
You have—er—impressed me as a boy with, to use a vulgar expression, a grouch.
It's the real thing, too, and no flossy bluff about the lady's grouch.
"Everybody has a grouch," observed Sarah cheerfully when they sat down to dinner.
His opposite in character was Pepper Sneed, the grouch of the company.
And, from where I stood, it looked like he ought to have it, grouch or no grouch.
It is just possible that by this time you may gather that I have a grouch on myself.
But if you've got a grouch against this scheme we'll try the other one.
"I think she is a grouch," said a stout girl at the table, turning suddenly.