surly

All Adverb Adjective Noun
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  • She felt full of gratitude, but she could not help an almost surly tone coming into her voice. Cited from A Sweet Girl Graduate, by Mrs. L.T. Meade
  • He went, but the next evening back he returned, looking very surly and disgruntled. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • It seemed to be his turn now to become surly. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • Her heart warmed a little as she adopted this view of her surly host. Cited from Riders of the Silences, by Max Brand
  • He was a giant of a fellow and surly, the word had gone out. Cited from Man Size, by William MacLeod Raine
  • Tom dropped his knife just then, stood up and looked at Mrs. Surly. Cited from Gypsy's Cousin Joy, by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  • Her surly husband was still talking of his rights and crying down with the rich. Cited from Half Portions, by Edna Ferber
  • They got only short, surly returns in response to their most friendly advances. Cited from The Radio Boys in the Thousand Islands , by J. W. Duffield
  • Joe put down his paper and began in surly fashion. Cited from His Second Wife, by Ernest Poole
  • I only remember one surly man -- not one of my workers or tenants. Cited from Grain and Chaff from an English Manor, by Arthur H. Savory
  • This surly fellow had formerly appeared to me the very reverse, and so he did still to every other person. Cited from The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, H. Fielding
  • In her anxiety she would have gone back with him, but he was surly, and would not allow her. Cited from Stephen Archer and Other Tales,by George MacDonald
  • Once on a time there was a man, so surly and cross, he never thought his wife did anything right in the house. Cited from Popular Tales from the Norse, by G. W. Dasent
  • Although they lack faith in Surly, the animals agree to go along with it.
  • A new generation looked upon him as an embittered and surly old man. Cited from Beacon Lights of History, Volume XIII, by John Lord
  • There is a surly bitter way of speaking truth which says little for a man's heart. Cited from Sermons Preached at Brighton, by Frederick W. Robertson
  • Surly beggar, even if he did do me a good turn. Cited from Parrot & Co., by Harold MacGrath
  • She was not afraid of the young fellow, for she attributed his surly ways to sitting up late. Cited from The Delight Makers, by Adolf Bandelier
  • He did not appear to have grown less surly since his introduction on board the frigate. Cited from Gascoyne, The Sandal Wood Trader, by R. M. Ballantyne
  • Some very well constructed houses look surly, and some shabby ones look kind, somehow. Cited from The River and I, by John G. Neihardt
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