Definition of grouchy:
Synonyms for grouchy:
particular, crabbed, perverse, choleric, grumpy, fractious, busy, transversal, snarky, ill-natured, snappy, hot-tempered, finicky, thwartwise, raspy, nasty, attitude, querulous, bad-tempered, testy, snappish, peevish, ratty, touchy, stuffy, sensitive, cranky, crabby, ill-tempered, cross, short-tempered, fiery, prickly, disagreeable, irritable, irritable, out of sorts, crusty, pettish, finical, quick-tempered, picky, crotchety, waspish, ugly, fussy, transverse, snippety, snippy, temperamental.
sullen (part of speech: adjective)
In the centre, but bending in towards the rear, stood the remnant of Lannes' indomitable corps, now condemned for a time to comparative inactivity; and defensive tactics were also enjoined on Mortier and Grouchy on the left wing, until Ney and Victor should decide the fortunes of the second fight.- "The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)", John Holland Rose.
- "Private Peat", Harold R. Peat.
- "The Grizzly King", James Oliver Curwood.