|1.||[ verb ] show one's unhappiness or critical attitude|
"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong" "We grumbled about the increased work load"
|Related terms:||complain scold whiner|
|2.||[ noun ] a bad-tempered person|
|Synonyms:||crank churl crosspatch grump|
|Related terms:||unpleasant_person misanthrope fire-eater crab|