grump
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grump(
gruhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (irritable person)
a. el gruñón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la gruñona
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't park in our neighbor's yard. He's a grump and he'd yell at us.No parqueas en el jardín de nuestro vecino. Es un gruñón que nos regañaría.
b. el cascarrabias
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la cascarrabias
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Mr. Frank seems like a grump, but he actually has a very kind heart.El Sr. Frank parece un cascarrabias, pero en realidad tiene un muy buen corazón.
2. (bad mood)
a. el mal humor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Don't let Victoria get to you. She's in a grump today.No dejes que Victoria te moleste. Está de mal humor hoy.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to act in a grumpy way)
a. gruñir
Stop grumping and do your work.Deja de gruñir y haz tu trabajo.
b. refunfuñar
My sister grumps at everybody when she's hungry.Mi hermana refunfuña a todo el mundo cuando tiene hambre.
c. rezongar
You're never going to win anybody over by grumping at them.Nunca te vas a ganar a nadie por rezongarlo.
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grump
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. el gruñón(ona)
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
la gruñón(ona)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(person)
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