Definition: ill-tempered or unfriendly
Part of Speech: Adjective
Synonym(s): grouchy, testy
Antonym(s): friendly, cheerful
1. Don’t pet the surly dog because it’s always in a bad mood.
2. When the girl gave me a surly look, I knew she didn't like me.
3. Because Gail felt the surly waiter was rude to her, she didn’t leave him a tip.