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So everyone’s almost bonding over the fact that it’s that last week and that everybody’s grumpy.
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Consider this an intervention on the part of a grumpy longtime car journalist.
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Online, you can find reviews from grumpy customers who say the procedure doesn’t clean ovens that are really spattered.
HOW CAN I GET THE BROWN CRUD OFF MY OVEN’S GLASS DOOR?JEANNE HUBERFEBRUARY 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I become standoffish and grumpy when it’s time to pay the rent.
THE MONEY WE DIDN’T SPEND IN 2020VOX STAFFDECEMBER 31, 2020VOX
There are a lot of grumpy, would-be Michelangelos out there who feel that somehow this isn’t “real” design—and isn’t what they signed up for.
MICHELANGELO VS. MACGYVER: WHO WILL DESIGN THE OFFICES OF OUR POST-COVID FUTURE?CLAYCHANDLERSEPTEMBER 1, 2020FORTUNE
Even the gruff, grumpy, unsociable rhinoceros amiably allowed him to stroke its head with his trunk.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Im a confirmed old bachelor, a grumpy, surly recluse wedded to my pipe, but for all that I have eyes in my head.
THE ROMANCE OF HIS LIFEMARY CHOLMONDELEY
Never be grumpy, man, when I've got the most glorious bit of fun in the world to tell you, too.
FRANK FAIRLEGHFRANK E. SMEDLEY
And that was the same as saying that there wasn't anybody any quicker—unless it was Grumpy Weasel himself.
THE TALE OF PONY TWINKLEHEELSARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
I think I love him a great deal better than my husband, who is getting stout, and grumpy,—what he calls "busy."
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUMPY

  • annoyed
  • bad tempered
  • bellyaching
  • crabby
  • cranky
  • disappointed
  • discontent
  • discontented
  • displeased
  • dissatisfied
  • griping
  • grouchy
  • grousing
  • grumpy
  • irritable
  • irritated
  • kicking
  • kvetching
  • malcontent
  • malcontented
  • peeved
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • put out
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • testy
  • uncontent
  • ungratified
  • vexed
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