Wednesday, June 27, 2012

surly


surly [ SUR-lee ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 1. ill-tempered, rude or churlish
2. threatening or menacing
3. dismal or gloomy
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 His surly temper made everyone wary of him.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 I have travelled extensively in the Caribbean, and while I haven’t always found it as friendly as it’s painted – service is often surly and I’ve yet to meet anyone remotely helpful at Antigua airport – I’ve never encountered any crime or felt threatened.