gruff - definition and synonyms

adjective 

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/ɡrʌf/
adjectivegruff
comparativegruffer
superlativegruffest
  1. 1
    rude and unfriendly

    Don’t let his gruff manner put you off.

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derived word

gruffly

adverb
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