from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Irritable; surly.
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- adj. having a bad temper
- adj. irritable in a surly manner.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. ill-natured; having a sour, disagreeable, or surly disposition. Opposite of
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or in bad humor; out of sorts; cross; surly; disobliging.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. brusque and surly and forbidding
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