Bear and Curmudgeon


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Bear noun – An irritable and complaining person.
Usage example: you've been a real bear lately—are you having a bad week?

Curmudgeon and bear are semantically related In some cases you can use "Curmudgeon" instead a noun "Bear".
Nearby Words: bearing, bearish, bearer, bearskin, beared
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Curmudgeon noun – An irritable and complaining person.
Usage example: only a curmudgeon would object to the nursing home's holiday decorations

Bear and curmudgeon are semantically related in grouch topic. You can use "Bear" instead a noun "Curmudgeon", if it concerns topics such as grump, person who complains a lot, cranky person.
Nearby Word: curmudgeonly
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