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Word of the week: Morgenmuffel

Updated: Mar 30, 2020

By Katarina Ristic


(der) Morgenmuffel             Noun: someone who is grumpy in the mornings

Calling someone or yourself a Morgenmuffel is a colloquial way of saying they or you aren’t a morning person.


Ich bin sicher kein Morgenmuffel - ich hab‘ einfach keine Lust aufzustehen! = I’m definitely a morning person – I just don’t want to get up!


Du bist ein Morgenmuffel – du brauchst immer Kaffee, bevor du in die Uni gehst. = You’re a morning grouch – you always need coffee before going to uni.

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