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synonyms for grouchy

  • cantankerous
  • crusty
  • grumpy
  • irascible
  • petulant
  • surly
  • testy
  • cross
  • discontented
  • grumbling
  • ill-tempered
  • peevish
  • querulous
  • snappy
  • sulky
See also synonyms for: grouchiness

antonyms for grouchy

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  • cheerful
  • good-natured
  • happy
  • nice
  • pleasant
  • complimentary
  • content
  • pleased
  • praising
  • satisfied
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How to use grouchy in a sentence

On The Mary Tyler Moore Show and, later, Lou Grant, his character formed the prototype for future pop-culture depictions of the grouchy boss with a heart of gold.
A TRIBUTE TO LOU GRANT, THE ULTIMATE BOSSHEATHER LANDYSEPTEMBER 1, 2021QUARTZ
I find Perelman irresistibly funny in his grouchy misanthropic way.
S.J. PERELMAN WAS A MASTER OF COMEDY. NEARLY A CENTURY LATER, HIS WORK STILL DELIVERS LAUGHS.DONALD LIEBENSONAUGUST 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This post admirably suited Grouchy, who was a horseman by nature and a cavalry soldier by instinct.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
At Moskowa his cuirassiers, sabre in hand, drove the Russians out of the great redoubt, but Grouchy himself was seriously wounded.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Unfortunately, the Duke refused the opportunity to escape which was offered him, and Grouchy had to make him a prisoner.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He had an ingrowing toe nail, which sometimes made him grouchy and sour, so he was dubbed Pickles.
BUMPER, THE WHITE RABBITGEORGE ETHELBERT WALSH
Before this, Marshal Grouchy had likewise expired in his eighty-first year.
A HISTORY OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, YEAR BY YEAREDWIN EMERSON
We drank the coffee brought to us before dawn, in grouchy, sleepy, monosyllabic silence.
TRAMPING ON LIFEHARRY KEMP
In this case his Lordship had been grouchy, and everybody's pleasure had been spoiled.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Napoleon made a miscalculation, as most critics think, in giving Grouchy so large a force.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
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