toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

curmudgeon
used in Unbroken by Hillenbrand

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
a bad-tempered person — typically an old man
  • It had a curmudgeonly fuel transfer valve that Pillsbury and Douglas had to finesse into place, lest it stick wide open, slow an engine, or trigger a deafening backfire.
    p. 62.8

There are no more uses of "curmudgeon" in Unbroken by Hillenbrand.

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