Usage note
The adjective "cascarrabias" is invariable, which means its form does not change according to the gender or number of the noun it describes.
el cascarrabias, la cascarrabias
masculine or feminine noun
1. (colloquial) (grumpy person) 
a. grouch (colloquial) 
No le prestes atención, solo es una cascarrabias que quiere amargarle la vida a todos.Pay her no mind. She's just a grouch who wants to make everybody's life miserable.
2. (colloquial) (grumpy) 
a. grouchy (colloquial) 
¡Qué cascarrabias! Deja que los niños jueguen tranquilos.How grouchy! Let the children play in peace.
1. (general) 
a. grouch, misery guts 
grouch (familiar)
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