He is, however, notoriously truculent and would demand a high salary.
‘He was a truculent and feisty character who you couldn't fail to admire and I believe those wartime experiences took a toll on his health in later years,’ he said.
Danny is a truculent teenager, expressing unhappiness through behaviour that perplexes his parents and leads to eventual expulsion from school.
She was very argumentative and truculent and when I tried to calm her down, I noticed something strange.
So how did this truculent loner become one of our best loved national mascots?
Read a selection of past interviews and you're left with a picture of a truculent , grumpy old curmudgeon.
In fact, in contemporary society the transition from pleasant child to dramatically truculent teenager, with an ego like a hedgehog that raises its spikes at the slightest touch, tends to happen earlier and earlier.
Her tone in doing so was truculent , self-satisfied and arrogant.
Those who sought to defend the rights of property-owners were exposed to truculent and often offensive questioning.
Perhaps all this success and recognition has softened what was once a rather truculent disposition.