GRUMPY - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 25/04/2020

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue GRUMPY.

4 letter answer(s) to grumpy

DOUR
  1. showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
  2. harshly uninviting or formidable in manner or appearance; "a dour, self-sacrificing life"; "a forbidding scowl"; "a grim man loving duty more than humanity"; "undoubtedly the grimmest part of him was his iron claw"- J.M.Barrie
  3. stubbornly unyielding; "dogged persistence"; "dour determination"; "the most vocal and pertinacious of all the critics"; "a mind not gifted to discover truth but tenacious to hold it"- T.S.Eliot; "men tenacious of opinion"
  4. Sullen
SOUR
  1. go sour or spoil; "The milk has soured"; "The wine worked"; "The cream has turned--we have to throw it out"
  2. the property of being acidic
  3. smelling of fermentation or staleness
  4. make sour or more sour
  5. the taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth
  6. showing a brooding ill humor; "a dark scowl"; "the proverbially dour New England Puritan"; "a glum, hopeless shrug"; "he sat in moody silence"; "a morose and unsociable manner"; "a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven; "a sour temper"; "a sullen crowd"
  7. a cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar
  8. inaccurate in pitch; "a false (or sour) note"; "her singing was off key"
  9. having a sharp biting taste
  10. in an unpalatable state; "sour milk"
  11. one of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons

9 letter answer(s) to grumpy

FRACTIOUS
  1. stubbornly resistant to authority or control; "a fractious animal that would not submit to the harness"; "a refractory child"
  2. unpredictably difficult in operation; likely to be troublesome; "rockets were much too fractious to be tested near thickly populated areas"; "fractious components of a communication system"
  3. easily irritated or annoyed; "an incorrigibly fractious young man"; "not the least nettlesome of his countrymen"

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