Grouch and Grinch


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Grouch noun – An irritable and complaining person.
Usage example: an uncle who is a real grouch when he's sick

Grinch and grouch are semantically related In some cases you can use "Grinch" instead a noun "Grouch".
Nearby Words: grouchy, grouching
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Grinch noun – A person who spoils the pleasure of others.
Usage example: accused the mayor of being a grinch after he cancelled the city's annual holiday parade for budgetary reasons

Grouch and grinch are semantically related in spoilsport topic. You can use "Grouch" instead a noun "Grinch", if it concerns topics such as pessimistic person.
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