Translation of "surly" - English-Spanish dictionary


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 [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “surly” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈsəːli/ (comparative surlier, superlative surliest)

bad-tempered or rude

de carácter agrio, hosco; malhumorado
a surly teenager.
surliness noun

hosquedad, mal humor; aspereza

(Translation of “surly” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)