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  • adj. superlative form of grouchy: most grouchy.


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  • Indeed, twice as often, such comments are directed at the justices themselves--even the bon mots tossed from Justice Antonin Scalia, identified in the new study as both the funniest and grouchiest of the nine.

    Supreme Court justices are not laughing at you. They're laughing with you.

  • WASHINGTON The Borowitz Report - Preparing for what most political insiders agree is their most important performance of the year, congressional Republicans have spent the past week rehearsing their grouchiest facial expressions for Tuesday's State of the Union Address.

    Andy Borowitz: Republicans Rehearsing Grouchy Facial Expressions for State of the Union

  • Even though Sharkey could be the grouchiest man on earth at times, I was beginning to warm up to him.


  • The owner's name was Silas Whimple and he was the grouchiest, most miserly man in the county.

    The New Education A Review of Progressive Educational Movements of the Day (1915)

  • I'll say now that I was the lonesomest, grouchiest, sorest man in the whole A.E.F. It seemed to me about then that being a private was the meanest, lowest, most no-account job on earth, and I was darned near deserting and letting the Germans win the war and be hanged.

    Helen of the Old House

  • Even the grouchiest bear has to acknowledge that Ford and GM are no longer the sad sacks they once were.

    The Globe and Mail - Home RSS feed

  • But the more generic, blockbuster thrills of the second half are still tinged with the gentle sadness of the first, adding poignancy to this witty, warm and very funny tale, which only the grouchiest could not feel buoyed up by.


  • In between slapping Federer around a bit in Canada and China, Murray played one of the oddest, grouchiest matches of his Grand Slam life when he lost in the third round of the U.S. Top Stories

  • The Lost creator's new movie has pulled off the tricky feat of enlivening a scenario that many had dismissed as clapped-out, in a way that will satisfy all but the grouchiest of Trekkies.

    New Scientist - Online News

  • But by this point, even the grouchiest naysayers have to admit that Twitter has evolved into an extremely useful and influential social networking and communication tool. Main RSS Feed


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