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surly

adjective uk   /ˈsɜː.li/  us   /ˈsɝː-/
often in a bad mood, unfriendly, and not polite: We were served by a very surly waiter. He gave me a surly look.
surliness
noun [U] uk   us   /-nəs/
Translations of “surly”
in Vietnamese cáu kỉnh, gắt gỏng…
in Spanish de carácter agrio, hosco, malhumorado…
in Thai บูดบึ้ง…
in Malaysian perengus…
in French bourru…
in German verdrießlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脾氣壞的, 不友好的,粗魯無禮的…
in Indonesian pemarah…
in Russian угрюмый…
in Turkish asık suratlı, somurtkan, huysuz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脾气坏的, 不友好的,粗鲁无礼的…
in Polish opryskliwy…
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