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Turkish translation of “surly”

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surly

adjective
 
 
/ˈsɜːli/
unfriendly and rude
asık suratlı, somurtkan, huysuz, hırçın
a surly teenagerBad-temperedNot being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourRude and cheekyRelating to sex and sexual desire
Translations of “surly”
in Spanish de carácter agrio, hosco, malhumorado…
in French bourru…
in German verdrießlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 脾氣壞的, 不友好的,粗魯無禮的…
in Russian угрюмый…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脾气坏的, 不友好的,粗鲁无礼的…
in Polish opryskliwy…
(Definition of surly from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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