gruñón
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gruñón(
groo
-
nyohn
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bad-tempered)
a. grumpy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tengo de vecino a un viejo gruñón que se queja por todo.My neighbor is a grumpy old man who complains about everything.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(bad-tempered person)
a. grouch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Deja de comportarte como un gruñón y haz lo que te digan.Stop being a grouch and do as you're told.
b. grump
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Aunque seas una gruñona egoísta, yo te quiero igual.Even though you're a selfish grump, I love you all the same.
c. moaner
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
El novelista tenía fama de ser un gruñón.The novelist had a reputation as a moaner.
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gruñón
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. grumpy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. old grump
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gruñónona gruñona
adjective
grumpy; grumbling
grumbler
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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