Student Thesaurus

One entry found for surly.
Entry Word: surly
Function: adjective
Text: 1 given to or displaying a resentful silence and often irritability <went about his chores in a surly huff, totally annoyed that he was stuck at home on this beautiful Saturday> -- see SULKY
2 having or showing a habitually bad temper <the surly receptionist told us we'd have to wait outside in the rain> -- see ILL-TEMPERED