Tuesday, January 14, 2003
Definitions for querulous
- Apt to find fault; habitually complaining.
- Expressing complaint; fretful; whining.
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Citations for querulous
Querulous Oscar rattles on, never more or less than himself, but never much more than the content of his grumpy rattling.
Mam is a tragic figure when transported to New York by her successful sons -- querulous, unable to get a decent cup of tea.
Origin of querulous
Querulous comes from Latin querulus, from queri, "to complain."