HyperDic: curmudgeonly

English > 1 sense of the word curmudgeonly:
ADJECTIVEallcurmudgeonly, crusty, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humouredbrusque and surly and forbidding
English > curmudgeonly: 1 sense > adjective 1
Meaningbrusque and surly and forbidding.
Example "his curmudgeonly temper"
Synonymscrusty, gruff, ill-humored, ill-humoured
Broaderill-naturedHaving an irritable and unpleasant disposition
Spanishirritable, malhumorado
Nounscurmudgeona crusty irascible cantankerous old person full of stubborn ideas

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