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(adj.sat, verb, adj.)


There are 5 meanings of the word Gruff.

Gruff - as an adjective satellite

Brusque and surly and forbidding

Example: "Crusty remarks"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Deep and harsh sounding as if from shouting or illness or emotion

Example: "Gruff voices"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Gruff - as a verb

To speak gruffly.

Gruff - as an adjective

Having a rough, surly, and harsh demeanor and nature.


Example Sentences

"The old man had a gruff voice that frightened the children."
"The security guard's gruff demeanor kept everyone in line."
"She was taken aback by his gruff response to her question."
"Despite his gruff exterior, he had a soft spot for animals."
"The captain's gruff orders echoed through the ship."
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Word Game Points

Is GRUFF a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, gruff is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

GRUFF has a SCRABBLE points total of 12.

Is GRUFF a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, gruff is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
GRUFF has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is GRUFF a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, gruff is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
GRUFF has a WORDFEUD points total of 14.

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