ill-humored ill-humored


  • (adj) brusque and surly and forbidding


  1. With good-and ill-humored grotesqueries, he pokes at modern man's neuroses, pretensions and follies.
  2. When the girls sued, ill-humored Irwin Meyer contended they should have known better than to ride with an ill-humored driver.
  3. Given Britain's seemingly inexhaustible appetite for stories about spies and public scandal, these allegations inevitably touched off a lively debatenot all of it ill-humored.


  • Morning Minutes, March 5

    Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote. surly SUR-lee , adjective; ill-humored; churlish in manner or mood; sullen and gruff; Menacing or threatening in appearance, as of weather conditions; ominous.
    on March 5, 2014     Source: Hope Star

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