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There are things that I invented - the creaky geriatric robot that is always grumpy, for example, or the little wheelie guy, he's not in the Hasbro lore. But kids love that stuff - this little guy as a pet on a chain. They gravitate towards it.
Michael Bay

Meaning of "grumpy" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GRUMPY

From grump + -y1.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GRUMPY

grumpy  [ˈɡrʌmpɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GRUMPY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Grumpy can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GRUMPY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of grumpy in the English dictionary

The definition of grumpy in the dictionary is peevish; sulky Also: grumpish. Other definition of grumpy is a bad-tempered person.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GRUMPY


bumpy
ˈbʌmpɪ
bungee-jump
ˈbʌndʒɪdʒʌmpɪ
clumpy
ˈklʌmpɪ
crumpy
ˈkrʌmpɪ
dumpy
ˈdʌmpɪ
frumpy
ˈfrʌmpɪ
glumpy
ˈɡlʌmpɪ
humpy
ˈhʌmpɪ
jumpy
ˈdʒʌmpɪ
lumpy
ˈlʌmpɪ
plumpy
ˈplʌmpɪ
rumpy
ˈrʌmpɪ
rumpy-pumpy
ˈrʌmpɪˈpʌmpɪ
scrumpy
ˈskrʌmpɪ
slumpy
ˈslʌmpɪ
stumpy
ˈstʌmpɪ
tumpy
ˈtʌmpɪ
umpie
ˈʌmpɪ
umpy
ˈʌmpɪ
yumpie
ˈjʌmpɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GRUMPY

grumbly
grume
grumly
grummet
grummeted
grumness
grumose
grumous
grump
grumph
grumphie
grumpier
grumpiest
grumpily
grumpiness
grumpish
grumpishly
grumpishness
grumps
grundies

WORDS THAT END LIKE GRUMPY

campy
champy
crampy
crimpy
dampy
gimpy
hempy
kempy
schlumpy
scrimpy
shlumpy
shrimpy
skimpy
swampy
trampy
vampy
wimpy
yampy

Synonyms and antonyms of grumpy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GRUMPY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «grumpy» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of grumpy

Translation of «grumpy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GRUMPY

Find out the translation of grumpy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of grumpy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «grumpy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

脾气坏的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

malhumorado
570 millions of speakers

English

grumpy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

क्रोधी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نَكِد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

несдержанный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

emburrado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ক্রুদ্ধ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

grognon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemarah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

mürrisch
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

気むずかしい
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심술이 난
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Grumpy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bực bội
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எரிச்சலான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चिडखोर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

huysuz
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scontroso
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

marudny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

сварливий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

morocănos
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κατσούφης
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

grumpy
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

sur
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gretten
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of grumpy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GRUMPY»

The term «grumpy» is very widely used and occupies the 19.916 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GRUMPY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about grumpy

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10 QUOTES WITH «GRUMPY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word grumpy.
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Nita Ambani
I like to have everything smiley and happy for my husband. Men don't want to see a grumpy face at the end of a hard day.
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Michael Bay
There are things that I invented - the creaky geriatric robot that is always grumpy, for example, or the little wheelie guy, he's not in the Hasbro lore. But kids love that stuff - this little guy as a pet on a chain. They gravitate towards it.
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Ned Beatty
I'm a perfect example of the grumpy, old man. I'm really good at it.
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Frank Bruno
Sometimes when you have bipolar you have days you are grumpy and not feeling yourself.
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Jimmy Carr
You never want to be the grumpy guy, although I do have quite a grumpy face.
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Chris Cooper
You look at a herd of cattle and well, they all look the same... but they know. They all have an individual personality, and those personalities change from day to day. They can have their grumpy days and their happy days and their serene days. But it's unpredictable. You can't be off in outer space when you're dealing with animals.
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Ted Danson
You use and lose a lot of energy being grumpy.
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Jack Dee
And people are intrigued if I really am as grumpy in real life. People feel a bit let down if I'm laughing or smiling.
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Beth Ditto
I don't have a good attention span and can't spend long in record stores or video shops or games emporiums without getting grumpy.
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Chuck Eddy
I'm that grumpy old guy yelling at all those pesky little Grizzly Bear fans to get offa my lawn.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GRUMPY»

Discover the use of grumpy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to grumpy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Grumpy's Toys: The Authorized History of Grumpy Jenkins' Cars
Grumpy's Toys: The Legendary Cars of Bill Grumpy Jenkins stands as a full and complete history of Jenkins' career to date as told through his cars, and has been heartily authorized by the man himself (Jenkins wrote the book's foreword.) ...
Doug Boyce, 2011
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Grumpy Bird
Feeling too grumpy to fly, Bird begins to walk and finds that his mood changes as other animals join him.
‎2007
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Favourite Tales : Grumpy King
Ladybird Favourite Tales are the timeless, treasured stories that generations of children have grown up with and loved.
Ladybird, 2005
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Grumpy Gloria
Family members try various ways to cheer up their grouchy bulldog.
Anna Dewdney, 2006
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Clean Up, Grumpy Bunny!
Hopper O'Hare hates to clean up after himself, until his friend Lilac shows him that cleaning up can be fun.
Justine Fontes, 2007
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Grumpy Cat
Cat seems really grumpy, that is, until a little kitten caught in a rainstorm seeks shelter with him and won't go away no matter what Grumpy Cat does. By the author of Big Smelly Bear.
Britta Teckentrup, 2013
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Grumpy Old Men: The Secret Diary - A Daily Chronicle of Life ...
Following the huge success of Grumpy Old Men, Stuart Prebble, writer of the highly acclaimed TV series, gives us a more in-depth look at what it's really like to be a pissed-off man of a certain age.
Stuart Prebble, 2007
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What Do You Do With a Grumpy Kangaroo?
Tony tries to cheer up Grumpy Kangaroo by taking him to the circus and the playground.
Jane Belk Moncure, 1988
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Grumpy Brother Christmas
Find out in this heartwarming tale that makes us all remember the real meaning of Christmas.
Lord Ronald Streeter, 2008
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Grumpy Little King
A grumpy little king decides to start a war to become a famous big king of a big country, but the war doesn't quite turn out like he had planned.
Michel Streich, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GRUMPY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term grumpy is used in the context of the following news items.
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Al Bruce: Trump stumps clump of grumpy GOP chumps. Will the …
That Washington Post headline was for Bloomberg's Francis Wilkerson: “Republicans keep looking for a way to enter the 21st century with ... «Wellsville Daily Reporter, Jul 15»
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Grumpy cat gives 8 reasons why the last week of Ramadan is the …
I'll be the first to admit, Ramadan spirit tends to fade away pretty fast. During that last week though, it becomes increasingly difficult to pretend ... «StepFeed, Jul 15»
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KiwiSaver - the tricky bits that make us grumpy
KiwiSaver - the tricky bits that make us grumpy. 5:00 AM Saturday Jul 11, 2015 3 comments. Not saved. Facebook 0. Twitter 0. LinkedIn 0. Google+ 0. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Lest grumpy old men forget: we were all reckless once
Lest grumpy old men forget: we were all reckless once. Date: July 11, 2015 - 12:15AM. 9 reading now; (29); Read later ... «Brisbane Times, Jul 15»
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Grumpy Lawrie hoping to give home galleries reason to smile
"People are shouting 'smile' at you but it's the last thing I'm going to be doing out there when I'm missing putts. I was rather grumpy today to be ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 15»
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KiwiSaver - the bits that make us grumpy
KiwiSaver - the bits that make us grumpy. Save. Saturday, 11 July 2015. Email Facebook Twitter Google+ · The New Zealand Herald · Email Facebook Twitter ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Even when it's grumpy, Lake Erie is a great place, and when the …
The big lake was a bit grumpy, thanks to the bumpy water stirred by recent stormy weather and easterly winds, and the fish were far from ... «Youngstown Vindicator, Jul 15»
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Grumpy Old Fan | Raven still has daddy issues
Grumpy Old Fan | Raven still has daddy issues. Robot 6 · Review: 'Self/Less' Mocks Us With What It Could Have Been. Spinoff Online ... «Comic Book Resources, Jul 15»
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Exclusive First Look At Grumpy Cat #1 And Bob's Burgers #4
Dynamite proudly presents The Misadventures of Grumpy Cat #1, featuring “The World's Grumpiest Cat” and her brother, Pokey! With her ... «Bleeding Cool News, Jul 15»
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Eurozone's 'grumpy paymaster' Schäuble jokes about Greece crisis
Germany's finance minister, who some have refered to as the eurozone's “grumpy paymaster” has made light of the Greek crisis. As Greece ... «euronews, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Grumpy [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/grumpy>. Nov 2019 ».
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