Synonyms of surly in English:

surly


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adjective

1‘a surly shop assistant’

SYNONYMS

bad-tempered, ill-natured, grumpy, glum, crotchety, prickly, cantankerous, irascible, testy, ill-tempered, short-tempered, ungracious, splenetic, choleric, dyspeptic, bilious, crusty, abrupt, brusque, curt, gruff, blunt, churlish, ill-humoured, crabbed, crabby, uncivil, morose, dour, sullen, sulky, moody, moping, sour, unfriendly, unpleasant, scowling, unsmiling

humourless, disrespectful

informal chippy, grouchy

ANTONYMS

good-natured, friendly, pleasant