Definition of Grumpish
1. grumpy [adj] - See also: grumpy
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Literary usage of Grumpish
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1893)
"In like manner we speak of a grumpy or grumpish man, meaning one who is crabbed or ill-tempered. Employing the same metaphor we speak of " howling with rage ..."
2. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"... I should give thee joy, should I not, of marriage ?— Jt'ych- erley. Country Ji'ife, I. i. grumpish, cross : grumpy is moro common. ..."
3. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1811)
"... Remember how grumpish you was in the Tow'r. By Jasus, no answer to alii could say, But, Oh ! woe is me! and, Ah lack-a.day ! ..."