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Grouchy

[groo-shee] /gruˈʃi/
noun
1.
Emmanuel
[e-ma-ny-el] /ɛ ma nüˈɛl/ (Show IPA),
Marquis de, 1766–1847, French general.
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grouchy

adj.

1895, U.S. college student slang, from grouch + -y (2). Related: Grouchily; grouchiness.

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