Curmudgeon and Grouch


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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

Grouch is a synonym for curmudgeon in grump topic. In some cases you can use "Grouch" instead a noun "Curmudgeon", when it comes to topics like ill-natured person, cranky person.
Nearby Word: curmudgeonly
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Grouch noun – An irritable and complaining person.
Usage example: an uncle who is a real grouch when he's sick

Curmudgeon is a synonym for grouch in moaner topic. You can use "Curmudgeon" instead a noun "Grouch", if it concerns topics such as person who complains a lot.
Nearby Words: grouchy, grouching
Synonyms for Grouch

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old old curmudgeon old grouch
lovable lovable curmudgeon lovable grouch
bitter bitter curmudgeon bitter grouch
grumpy grumpy curmudgeon grumpy grouch
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