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Surly by Mind Map: Surly

1. Other examples

1.1. There was a surly hobbit lounging over the low wall of the mill-yard.

1.2. The surly man rolled his eyes and told me to go away when I asked him for the time.

2. inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace

2.1. ugly ill-natured

2.2. In use

2.2.1. “a surly waiter”

3. Surly describes behavior nobody wants to be around.

3.1. Think of the irritable old guy who lives on your street and always seems to be simmering with some sullen nasty anger, whose every utterance he spits out with a rude snarl.

3.2. He's the poster boy for surly.