Nice to nasty

curmudgeon
(n)
kǝr-MUJ-ǝn
Meaning

nasty old man

1st Sample Sentence

The man who lived next door to the house where we grew up was a mean old curmudgeon who used to shout at us and chase us if we cut through his yard.

Mnemonics

Cur-mud-geon: Car mud main gone! The driver went bad tempered i.e. curmudgeon. think of a thick layer of mud on car, which nothing can affect. It is so stubborn!

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