gruñón

gruñón
adj.
grumpy, cranky, grouchy, gruff.
m.
grouch, grumbler, grump, snarler.
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gruñón
adjetivo
1 grumbling, grumpy
nombre masculino,nombre femenino
1 grumbler, grouch
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gruñón, -ona
1.
ADJ grumpy, grumbling
2.
SM / F grumbler
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I
-ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)
II
-ñona masculino, femenino (fam) grump (colloq), grouse (colloq)
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= grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].
Ex. That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.
Ex. For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
Ex. The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
Ex. Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
Ex. To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
Ex. He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
Ex. For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
Ex. He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
Ex. The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
Ex. My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
Ex. At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
Ex. We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a 'grouch'.
Ex. It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
Ex. We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
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* vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
* viejo gruñón = grumpy old man, grumpy old sod.
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I
-ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)
II
-ñona masculino, femenino (fam) grump (colloq), grouse (colloq)
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= grumpy [grumpier -comp., grumpiest -sup.], cranky [crankier -comp., crankiest -sup.], curmudgeon, curmudgeonly, cantankerous, bad-tempered, crusty [crustier -comp., crustiest -sup.], irascible, crabby [crabbier -comp., crabbiest, -sup.], ornery, misery guts, grouch, sour puss, testy [testier -comp., testiest -sup.].

Ex: That's despite grumpy comments like those of William Hartston who said it was 'surely one of the ugliest words ever to slither its way into our dictionaries'.

Ex: For example, you already know that living in a windowless room will make you cranky and out of sorts.
Ex: The most common problem suffered by curmudgeons turns out to be their circumscribed social life.
Ex: Offended by the idea of an addict selling sneakers to kids, he launched into a curmudgeonly rant.
Ex: To attain this order within the structure of chaos, Eros divided himself into two parts: Eros as amicable, social love and Eros as cantankerous, divisive discord.
Ex: He was a brave novelist but also bad-tempered, churlish and subject to fits of rage.
Ex: For this crusty author as well as for that young one having fun being famous is what matters = Tanto para este autor hosco como para aquel autor joven, ser famoso es lo que importa.
Ex: He was a rag-and-bone man living with his irascible father in a junkyard with only their horse for company.
Ex: The normally perky and intrepid Cristina is flat out crabby these days.
Ex: My mama says that alligators are ornery because they got all them teeth and no toothbrush.
Ex: At the other end of the scale are misery guts, who are neither happy with their job role nor their employer.
Ex: We all have a grouch in our lives and if we wake up on the wrong side of the bed or take our daily mean pill, at the very nicest, we have been described as a 'grouch'.
Ex: It is no fun being around you when you are being such a sour puss.
Ex: We're assailed by doubts, mortified by our own shortcomings, surrounded by freaks, testy over silly details.
* vieja gruñona = grumpy old woman.
* viejo gruñón = grumpy old man, grumpy old sod.

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gruñón1 -ñona
adjective
(fam); grumpy (colloq)
gruñón2 -ñona
masculine, feminine
(fam); grump (colloq), grouch (colloq), misery (BrE colloq), moaner (BrE colloq)
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gruñón
-ñona adjetivo (fam) grumpy (colloq)

gruñón,-ona adjetivo grumpy

'gruñón' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
gruñona
English:
grouch
- grouchy
- grump
- grumpy
- nag
- nagging
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gruñón, -ona Fam
adj
grumpy
nm,f
old grump
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gruñón
I adj fam
grumpy
II m, gruñona f fam
grouch fam
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gruñón, -ñona adj, mpl gruñones fam : grumpy, crabby
gruñón, -ñona n, mpl gruñones fam : grumpy person, nag
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gruñón1 adj grumpy [comp. grumpier; superl. grumpiest]
gruñón2 n moaner

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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