Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » C » Curiously ... Curtain

CURMUDGEONLY

Pronunciation (US): Play

 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 


CURMUDGEONLY (adjective)


Sense 1curmudgeonly [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Brusque and surly and forbidding

Synonyms:

curmudgeonly; gruff; ill-humored; ill-humoured; crusty

Context examples:

crusty remarks / a crusty old man / his curmudgeonly temper / gruff manner / a gruff reply

Similar:

ill-natured (having an irritable and unpleasant disposition)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Keep a thing seven years and you will always find a use for it." (English proverb)

"The wolf has a thick neck, because he does his job on his own." (Bulgarian proverb)

"Whoever works, he will eat." (Armenian proverb)

"Some die; others bloom." (Corsican proverb)

Page delivered in 0.0512 seconds