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  1. gruff: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. gruff: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. gruff: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. gruff: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. gruff: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. gruff: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Gruff, gruff: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. gruff: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. gruff: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. gruff: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. gruff: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. gruff: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Gruff, gruff: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. gruff: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. gruff: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. gruff: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Gruff: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. gruff: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. gruff: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. gruff: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. gruff: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. gruff: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. gruff: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. gruff: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. gruff: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. gruff: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. gruff: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. gruff: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. gruff: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. gruff: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

(Note: See gruffness for more definitions.)

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Quick definitions from WordNet (gruff)

adjective:  deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion ("Gruff voices")
adjective:  brusque and surly and forbidding ("Gruff manner")

▸ Also see gruffness
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Phrases that include gruff:   billy goat's gruff, gruff nut, gruff nuts, scruff the gruff more...

Words similar to gruff:   crusty, curmudgeonly, gruffly, gruffness, hoarse, husky, ill-humored, ill-humoured, surly, more...

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