grouch grouch  /ˈɡraʊtʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bad-tempered person
  2. (v) show one's unhappiness or critical attitude

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The grouch said he had never tried it.
  2. He could be a grouch on camera, but in private he was far kinder than his television persona.
  3. In this tale of an old grouch and a Southern belle, Woody Allen hatches his freshest film in ages.

News

  1. NBA playoffs: Spurs are soaking up the Finals fun

    Miami » The NBA Finals. Just being here can be memorable -- and miserable. And surprise, it's those supposedly stoic Spurs who are having more fun, while the South Beach bunch is a little grumpy and grouchy.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Carlsbad Current-Argus

  2. Down 1-0, Heat Seek Some NBA Finals Fun

    MIAMI (AP) - The NBA Finals. Just being here can be memorable - and miserable. And surprise, it's those supposedly stoic Spurs who are having more fun, while the South Beach bunch is a little grumpy and grouchy. The Miami Heat may be on top of the basketball world, but there's no joy unless they stay there. "Playoffs ain't fun, man. I'm sorry to bust anyone on the outside's bubble," Dwyane Wade ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: KATC 3 Lafayette

  3. NBA Finals can be memorable, miserable for San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat

    The NBA Finals. Just being here can be memorable — and miserable. And surprise, it's those supposedly stoic Spurs who are having more fun, while the South Beach bunch is a little grumpy and grouchy. The Miami Heat may be on top of the basketball world, but there's no joy unless they stay there. "Playoffs ain't fun, man. I'm sorry to bust anyone on the outside's bubble," Dwyane Wade said. "As a ...
    on June 9, 2013     Source: KSAT San Antonio

Quotes

  1. "My kids call me Grumpy from the Seven Dwarfs," Bryant said. "That's how I've been at home, just a grouch."
    on Jun 4, 2009 By: Kobe Bryant Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. In his 2003 book, "The Wisdom of Big Bird (and the Dark Genius of Oscar the Grouch): Lessons From a Life in Feathers," Spinney recalled that after a year on "Sesame Street," he felt he couldn't live in New York on his salary.
    on Jun 25, 2008 By: Caroll Spinney Source: Washington Post

  3. "He looks like a grouch all the time," Martinez said, suppressing a laugh. "But he's a good guy. You'll see."
    on May 24, 2006 By: Pedro Martinez Source: Los Angeles Times

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