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addaword.gifdefinition of begrumpled

adjective
a dialect word, used to say that someone is not very happy about something
If they weren't exactly angry they were certainly, to resort to an old Somerset phrase, a bit begrumpled.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 17/05/2013 17:30:00
Definition of begrumpled from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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