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Dictionary entry overview: What does curmudgeonly mean?
• CURMUDGEONLY (adjective)
The adjective CURMUDGEONLY has 1 sense:
1. brusque and surly and forbidding
Familiarity information: CURMUDGEONLY used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Brusque and surly and forbidding
crusty remarks / a crusty old man / his curmudgeonly temper / gruff manner / a gruff reply
ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)
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