HyperDic: grouch

English > 2 senses of the word grouch:
NOUNperson grouch, grump, crank, churl, crosspatcha bad-tempered person
VERBcommunicationgrouch, grumble, scoldshow one's unhappiness or critical attitude
grouch > pronunciation
Soundsgraw'ch
Rhymescouch ... vouch: 7 rhymes with awch...
English > grouch: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA bad-tempered person.
Synonymsgrump, crank, churl, crosspatch
Narrowercrab, crabby personA quarrelsome grouch
fire-eater, hotheadA belligerent grouch
misanthrope, misanthropistsomeone who dislikes people in general
Broaderunpleasant person, disagreeable personA person who is not pleasant or agreeable
Spanishcascarrabias, gruñón, polvorilla, quejica
Catalanremugador, rondinaire
Adjectivesgrouchyannoyed and irritable
Verbsgrouchshow one's unhappiness or critical attitude
English > grouch: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningshow one's unhappiness or critical attitude.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsgrumble, scold
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishgruñir, refunfuñar
Catalangrunyir, rondinar
Nounsgroucha bad-tempered person

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