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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. surly: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. surly: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. surly: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. surly: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. surly: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. surly: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Surly, surly: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. surly: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. surly: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. surly: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. surly: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. surly: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. surly: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. surly: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. surly: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. surly: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Surly: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Surly: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. surly: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. surly: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. surly: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. surly: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Surly: E Cobham Brewer, The Reader's Handbook [home, info]
  24. surly: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. surly: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. surly: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. surly: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. surly: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

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

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

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adjective:  inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace ("A surly waiter")

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