Definition of grouchily in US English:

grouchily

adverb

  • See grouchy

    • ‘‘Fine,’ she said grouchily, sipping her smoothie and turning away from him.’
    • ‘‘I don't see why I have to be here,’ he muttered grouchily, kicking a column and scowling blackly at it.’
    • ‘Kevin groaned and grouchily got in the back seat.’
    • ‘‘Damn you,’ I muttered grouchily, and in keeping with his all-too-good mood, he simply poked me and carried on.’
    • ‘Irritated at the prospect of having to consider such a question, I called out grouchily.’

Pronunciation

grouchily

/-CHəlē/