Tending to complain or grumble; peevish or grumpy.
The definition of surly is someone who is bad-tempered, or something that is threatening such as poor weather.
Mean; malicious; ill-humored
Tending toward or characterized by cruelty or violence:
Having a bad disposition; peevish.
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