grump grump  /ˈɡrəmp/


  • (n) a bad-tempered person



  1. Minutes later, thousands of grump Pinoys began to gather at the EDSA memorial to protest that their democratic rights weren't being exercised.
  2. Even the oppositional characters have an activity to them as opposed to say, Stanley who is just a grump or Ryan and Jim who are obstructionist.
  3. The battleship spoke with all its voices: the huge grump-grump of 5-inch all-purpose secondary batteries, the more frenetic chattering of smaller pieces.


  1. Seattle police union head: Accept reforms

    SEATTLE -- The head of the Seattle police union is urging members to accept federally mandated reforms, saying it is time to put aside complaints and "move forward" with the changes. "Our job is to adapt to the change in a healthy way so we can remain safe and not turn into an old grump who only wants to talk about `the good old days,' " Sgt. Rich O'Neill, president of the Seattle Police ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: KING5 Seattle

  2. Garfield Celebrates His 35th Birthday

    Everyone’s lovable ginger cat, Garfield, is celebrating his 35th birthday today. The lasagne loving grump that made no apologises for his hate of Monday’s made his first ever appearance exactly 35 years ago in 1978, with a spot in 41 newspapers. The familiar ginger tabby, that has undoubtedly caused numerous cat owners around the world... Read more » Garfield Celebrates His 35th Birthday is a ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr


  1. Fellow Britain's Got Talent (ITV1, Saturday, 7.45pm) judge Amanda Holden adds: "Simon was in a right grump after our first round of auditions in Blackpool, as he didn't think we'd find any talent. I've never seen him so moody. It wasn't good. I...
    on Apr 7, 2008 By: Amanda Holden Source: Manchester Evening News

  2. "It's not his fault. It's not like he walked around being a grump," Roberts said. "But with his physical presence and his track record, he was intimidating to a lot of people. That's just the way it is."
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Dave Roberts Source:

  3. "I feel really good and I'm looking forward to getting back into it," Lewis said. "I've been a bit of a grump around the house for the past three weeks doing nothing while the boys have been out there playing, so I'm super keen to get out...
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Mick Lewis Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

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