Curmudgeon and Sourpuss


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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

Sourpuss is a synonym for curmudgeon in grouch topic. In some cases you can use "Sourpuss" instead a noun "Curmudgeon", when it comes to topics like crosspatch, grump, person who complains a lot, cranky person. informal substitute
Nearby Word: curmudgeonly
Synonyms for Curmudgeon


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Sourpuss noun – An irritable and complaining person.
Usage example: that old sourpuss must spend all his time making sure no one traipses across his lawn

Curmudgeon is a synonym for sourpuss in grouch topic. You can use "Curmudgeon" instead a noun "Sourpuss", if it concerns topics such as shrew. popular alternative
Synonyms for Sourpuss

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old old curmudgeon old sourpuss
bitter bitter curmudgeon bitter sourpuss
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