Part of speech:
Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
Showing ill humor or impatience, as a glance or remark
Too dull, difficult, etc. to be read with pleasure, ease, comprehension, etc.
Difficult to understand, analyze, or solve for having many interconnected elements.
Difficult to understand
In an ill humor; bad-tempered; peevish
Not readily noticed or seen; inconspicuous:
Difficult to handle:
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
(Archaic) Causing harm; unfavorable
Surly and peevish; cranky.
Having a bad temper; irritable.
Characterized by or resulting from anger.
The definition of nasty is something that is very dirty, unpleasant or offensive.
Likely to snap or bite, as a dog.
(Informal) Rapid and without delay.
The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
Irritable; touchy; peevish
Ill-natured; crossgrained; quarrelsome.
(Slang) Hard to cope with; difficult or troublesome:
Having or showing a bad temper
Paying great or excessive attention to personal tastes and appearance; fastidious:
To utter a loud, harsh cry, as a parrot or chicken does
To shout out (words or phrases).
(Slang) To complain or protest
To seek or shoot grouse.
Gripe is defined as to experience sharp intestinal pain, or to complain.
To grumble or complain in a sulky way
(Football) To kick the ball
To complain or protest in a childish or annoying fashion:
To complain and grumble
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