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surlyadjective

 us   /ˈsɜr·li/
not ​wanting to ​please you or to be ​friendly: The ​clerks in this ​postoffice are ​sullen, surly, and ​inefficient.
(Definition of surly from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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surlyadjective

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