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One who complains, or is known for their complaints.
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  1. One who complains, or is known for their complaints.
A person who persistently grumbles; a complainer
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A fit of bad humor
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  1. A fit of bad humor
  2. A habitually grumpy or complaining person
  3. A fit of ill temper. Used with the :
One who rebels against the established system:
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  1. One who rebels against the established system:
  2. A person who is not satisfied with current conditions; a discontented person
One, such as a dog, that growls.
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  1. One, such as a dog, that growls.
  2. A person, animal, or thing that growls
  3. (Informal) A pail or other container used for carrying beer, especially a half-gallon or gallon glass jug with a gasket or screw cap.
Any of various usually omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae that have a shaggy coat and a short tail and walk with the entire lower surface of the foot touching the ground.
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  1. Any of various usually omnivorous mammals of the family Ursidae that have a shaggy coat and a short tail and walk with the entire lower surface of the foot touching the ground.
  2. Any of various other animals, such as the koala, that resemble a true bear.
  3. (Slang) Something that is difficult or unpleasant:
(Slang) A person who has a gloomy or disagreeable expression or nature
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  1. (Slang) A person who has a gloomy or disagreeable expression or nature
(Informal) A person who is angry, resentful, vindictive, etc., or one easily made so
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  1. (Informal) A person who is angry, resentful, vindictive, etc., or one easily made so
Any of various chiefly marine decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, having a hard carapace that covers a broad flattened cephalothorax with a small abdomen tucked beneath it, and an anterior pair of legs that are large and pincerlike.
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  1. Any of various chiefly marine decapod crustaceans of the infraorder Brachyura, having a hard carapace that covers a broad flattened cephalothorax with a small abdomen tucked beneath it, and an anterior pair of legs that are large and pincerlike.
  2. Any of various decapods with four pairs of legs, one pair of pincers, a flattish shell, and a short, broad abdomen folded under its thorax
  3. A person who has a sour temper or is always complaining
(Archaic) A bend or turn
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  1. (Archaic) A bend or turn
  2. A handle or arm bent at right angles and connected to a shaft of a machine, used to transmit motion or to change rotary motion into reciprocating motion, or vice versa
  3. (Rare) A fanciful or unusual turn of speech or thought; conceit
(Nautical) A temporary pile driven into the bottom of a river to hold a boat in position; a spud
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  1. (Nautical) A temporary pile driven into the bottom of a river to hold a boat in position; a spud
  2. A person who grouses; a grumbler
  3. (Engineering) A protrusion on the surface of a wheel or continuous track segment, intended to increase traction in soil, snow, or other loose material
A condition that imposes an automatic increase, as in a pension plan.
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  1. A condition that imposes an automatic increase, as in a pension plan.
  2. (Informal) A sudden, surprising turn of events or ending; a twist.
  3. One that kicks:
To complain or grumble
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  1. To complain or grumble
  2. To speak in low, indistinct tones without much movement of the lips, as in complaining or in speaking to oneself
  3. To say in low, indistinct, often angry or discontented, tones
To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
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  1. To mutter or mumble in discontent; complain in a surly or peevish manner
  2. To express in a grumbling discontented manner:
  3. (Intransitive) To complain; to murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner.
To feel sharp pains in the bowels
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  1. To feel sharp pains in the bowels
  2. (Informal) To irritate; annoy:
  3. (Informal) To complain naggingly or petulantly; grumble.
One who complains, or is known for their complaints.
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  1. One who complains, or is known for their complaints.
  1. Crab apple
  2. (--- Slang) Infestation by crab lice.
  3. A crab louse.
A person given to finding fault; chronic, captious complainer
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  1. A person given to finding fault; chronic, captious complainer
  2. One who is given to petty criticism and constant complaint.
A person, animal, or thing that growls
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  1. A person, animal, or thing that growls
  2. (Informal) A pail or other container used for carrying beer, especially a half-gallon or gallon glass jug with a gasket or screw cap.
  3. One, such as a dog, that growls.
A person who persistently grumbles; a complainer
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A fit of bad humor
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  1. A fit of bad humor
  2. A fit of ill temper. Used with the :
  3. A habitually grumpy or complaining person
One who whines about perceived problems; a complainer
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  1. One who whines about perceived problems; a complainer
(Informal) A person who has odd, stubborn notions about something; eccentric
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  1. (Informal) A person who has odd, stubborn notions about something; eccentric
  2. A handle or arm bent at right angles and connected to a shaft of a machine, used to transmit motion or to change rotary motion into reciprocating motion, or vice versa
  3. An eccentric person, especially one who is unduly zealous.
A person who grouses; a grumbler
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  1. A person who grouses; a grumbler
  2. (Nautical) A temporary pile driven into the bottom of a river to hold a boat in position; a spud
  3. (Engineering) A protrusion on the surface of a wheel or continuous track segment, intended to increase traction in soil, snow, or other loose material
(Informal) A person who is angry, resentful, vindictive, etc., or one easily made so
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  1. (Informal) A person who is angry, resentful, vindictive, etc., or one easily made so
(Slang) A person who has a gloomy or disagreeable expression or nature
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  1. (Slang) A person who has a gloomy or disagreeable expression or nature
To make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge; file a complaint.
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  1. To make a formal accusation or bring a formal charge; file a complaint.
  2. To find fault; declare annoyance
  3. To claim or express pain, displeasure, etc.
To mutter complaints.
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  1. To mutter complaints.
  2. To behave in a grumpy manner.
  3. To complain and grumble
To make a prolonged, high-pitched sound like this
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  1. To make a prolonged, high-pitched sound like this
  2. To complain or protest in a childish or annoying fashion:
  3. To produce a sustained, high-pitched, plaintive sound, as in pain, fear, or complaint.
(Aeron.) To head (an aircraft) into a crosswind in order to counteract drift, thus causing apparent sideways motion with respect to the ground
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  1. (Aeron.) To head (an aircraft) into a crosswind in order to counteract drift, thus causing apparent sideways motion with respect to the ground
  2. To find fault; criticize someone or something.
  3. To fish for crabs; catch crabs
(Informal) To complain; grumble
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  1. (Informal) To complain; grumble
  2. To feel sharp pains in the bowels
  3. (Informal) To irritate; annoy:
To complain; grumble
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  1. To complain; grumble
(Football) To kick the ball
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  1. (Football) To kick the ball
  2. To drive or move (a ball, etc.) by striking with the foot
  3. To get rid of (a habit)
(Slang) To complain or protest
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  1. (Slang) To complain or protest
  2. To complain.
To complain, especially in a whining manner.
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  1. To complain, especially in a whining manner.
  2. (Slang) To complain or grumble
  3. To complain or whine, especially needlessly.
To behave spitefully or angrily toward
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  1. To behave spitefully or angrily toward
  2. To complain; grumble.
  3. To botch; bungle. Often used with up.
Find another word for grouch. In this page you can discover 46 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for grouch, like: complainer, grumbler, grump, malcontent, growler, bear, sourpuss, sorehead, crab, crank and griper.