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A person who tends to complain, especially about trivial or petty matters.‘a curmudgeonly old begrudger who resents all change’
A resentful and dissatisfied person; a habitual naysayer or complainer.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in William Morris (1834–1896), designer, author, and visionary socialist. From begrudge + -er.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.