Grump



[gruhmp] /grʌmp/

noun
1.
a person given to constant complaining.
2.
Informal. the grumps, a depressed or sulky mood.
verb (used without object)
3.
to complain or sulk.
/ɡrʌmp/
noun
1.
a surly or bad-tempered person
2.
(pl) a sulky or morose mood (esp in the phrase have the grumps)
verb
3.
(intransitive) to complain or grumble
n.

“ill-humor,” 1727, in humps and grumps “surly remarks,” later the grumps “a fit of ill-humor” (1844), then “a person in ill humor” (1900); perhaps an extended sense of grum “morose, surly,” which probably is related to Danish grum “cruel;” or perhaps suggested by grumble, grunt, etc.

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