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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Brusque and surly and forbidding.

Usage examples (35)
  • Loses points however for reducing The Fall's world view to "curmudgeonly".
  • Paul S: From yesterday's Observer, a review of the new compilation - complete with obligatory use of 'curmudgeonly':
  • Rooney’s remark was curmudgeonly, which is what he does for a living.
  • It's tempting for every generation to come over all 'curmudgeonly' with the next generation. for more
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