How do you use "surly" to describe someone's personality? Can you say "he has a surly mood"? Thanks!

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Yes, Surly is an adjective which means to be bad-tempered and unfriendly. This word can be used to describe a person's Mood, or his Nature in general.

See this: https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/surly (3rd point)

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