grouchy grouchy  /ˈɡraʊ tʃi/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) annoyed and irritable

Usage(s):

  1. But the casino has its own reasons to be grouchy, with media manager Peter Grimshaw bemoaning the effective scrapping of its popular car giveaways.
  2. Most unhappy spouses are temperamentally grouchy, belligerent, critical, rebellious,,unconventional, domineering, moody.
  3. Even Laura Bush--the President's safety valve in times of trouble--irked grouchy conservatives with a mild comment on NBC's Today show.

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. "They're eager to learn, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed," Coach Jon Gruden said. "Not as grouchy as a lot of the veterans this time of year."
    on May 3, 2008 By: Brad Childress Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. "I'm not one of those grouchy old men who's complaining, but it taints the thing," said Yepremian, the former kicker best remembered for an ill-advised pass that went backward in the Super Bowl. "These people did something and got punished...
    on Dec 14, 2007 By: Garo Yepremian Source: USA Today

  3. "It was an emotional game and both teams were desperate for points," Ducks coach Randy Carlyle said. "We knew them coming in here and having lost their last two hockey games that they were going to be a little bit of a grouchy hockey club. We...
    on Mar 17, 2010 By: Randy Carlyle Source: NHL.com

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