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grouty

[ grou-tee ]
/ ˈgraʊ ti /
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adjective, grout·i·er, grout·i·est.
sulky; surly; bad-tempered.
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Origin of grouty

1825–35; grout to grumble, sulk, of uncertain origin (cf. grouse2, grouch) + -y1
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