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"Grumpy" is an adjective which is often translated as "gruñón", and "sleepy" is an adjective which is often translated as "somnoliento". Learn more about the difference between "grumpy" and "sleepy" below.
grumpy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (cranky)
a. gruñón
My boss is a grumpy old man who loves screaming at us.Mi jefe es un viejo gruñón al que le encanta gritarnos.
b. malhumorado
The security guard in our building is a grumpy person.El guardia de seguridad de nuestro edificio es una persona malhumorada.
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sleepy(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (drowsy)
a. somnoliento
I feel sleepy even after getting eight hours of sleep.Me siento somnoliento aún después de dormir ocho horas.
b. soñoliento
The children rubbed their sleepy eyes and got out of bed.Los niños se frotaron los ojos soñolientos y se levantaron de la cama.
2. (tranquil)
a. tranquilo
Akumal is a delightful, sleepy little town.Akumal es un pueblito tranquilo y agradable.
b. aletargado
In no time, it went from being a sleepy town to a bustling city.En un instante, pasó de ser un pueblo aletargado a una ciudad animada.
3. (inducing sleep)
a. soporífero
The Barcelona vs Real Madrid game was disappointingly sleepy.El partido del Barcelona contra el Real Madrid fue soporífero; toda una decepción.
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