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gruff

adjective   /ɡrʌf/
(of a person’s voice) low and unfriendly, or (of a person’s behaviour) unfriendly or showing no patience áspero ‘Yeah, so what?’ came the gruff reply. He’s quite a sweet man beneath the gruff exterior.1091646
gruffly adverb   /-li/ gruffness noun [no plural]   /-nəs/
(Definition of gruff from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

gruff

adjective /ɡraf/
deep and rough ronco a gruff voice.
(seeming to be) unfriendly brusco; malhumorado a gruff old man.
gruffly adverb
bruscamente, toscamente; con malhumor He spoke gruffly.
gruffness noun
brusquedad; malhumor
(Definition of gruff from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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