toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

disgruntled
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

2 uses
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
in a bad mood - typically unhappy and annoyed
  • "YOU KNOW EVERYTHING YET TO COME!" he screamed at the disgruntled mailman.
    p. 199.9
  • Meany, Jr., and a staff sergeant in his thirties—"A DISGRUNTLED CAREER MAN," according to Owen; but the staff sergeant had an Italian wife whose homemade pasta was "SUCH AN IMPROVEMENT ON HESTER'S THAT IT MAKES THE STAFF SERGEANT OCCASIONALLY WORTH LISTENING TO."
    p. 505.6

There are no more uses of "disgruntled" in A Prayer for Owen Meany.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®