Definition of Grump

1. Noun. A bad-tempered person.

Exact synonyms: Churl, Crank, Crosspatch, Grouch
Generic synonyms: Disagreeable Person, Unpleasant Person
Specialized synonyms: Crab, Crabby Person, Fire-eater, Hothead, Misanthrope, Misanthropist
Derivative terms: Cranky, Grouch, Grouchy, Grumpy



Definition of Grump

1. Noun. a habitually grumpy or complaining person ¹

2. Verb. (intransitive) to complain ¹

3. Verb. (intransitive) to be grumpy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grump

1. to complain [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: complain

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grump

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grume
grumes
grumiplucite
grumly
grummel
grummer
grummest
grummet
grummeted
grummeting
grummets
grumness
grumose
grumous
grump (current term)
grumped
grumph
grumphed
grumphie
grumphies
grumphing
grumphs
grumphy
grumpier
grumpiest
grumpily
grumpiness
grumpinesses
grumping

Literary usage of Grump

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1. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"grump [grump], va to crunch. " When I was young, I did like grump pencil" [Wen ahy wuz ... grump pen-sil]. ..."

2. Some Account of the English Stage: From the Restoration in 1660 to 1830 by John Genest (1832)
"grump (uncle to Saville) = Baddeley: Pallet (a painter) = R. Palmer: Augusta (ward to Flurry) = Mrs. Jordan : Mrs. Flurry=Mrs. Goodall: Diary (woman to ..."

3. London Up to Date by George Augustus Sala (1894)
"There is one thing, however, which you will be warned that grump is quite unable to do. He was sent to report a fashionable wedding once, and made a sad ..."

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