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Synonyms for gruntgrʌnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grunt, oink(noun)

    the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs

    oink, grunt

  2. grunt(noun)

    an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker

    "infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts"; "he went from grunt to chairman in six years"


  3. grunt(verb)

    medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught


  4. grunt(verb)

    issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise

    "He grunted his reluctant approval"

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grunt

    To complain is to give utterance to dissatisfaction or objection, express a sense of wrong or ill treatment. One complains of a real or assumed grievance; he may murmur through mere peevishness or ill temper; he repines, with vain distress, at the irrevocable or the inevitable. Complaining is by speech or writing; murmuring is commonly said of half-repressed utterance; repining of the mental act alone. One may complain of an offense to the offender or to others; he remonstrates with the offender only. Complain has a formal and legal meaning, which the other words have not, signifying to make a formal accusation, present a specific charge; the same is true of the noun complaint.

    complain, croak, find fault, growl, grumble, murmur, remonstrate, repine

    applaud, approve, commend, eulogize, laud, praise

    Complain of a thing to a person; of one person to another, of or against a person for an act; to an officer; before the court; about a thing.

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

grunting, infantryman, snarl, scold

Translations for grunt

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • الناخرArabic
  • fnyse, grynte, fodtusse, fnys, gryntDanish
  • grunzen, GrunzerGerman
  • γρυλλισμόςGreek
  • gruñido, gruñirSpanish
  • murista, röhkäistä, murahdus, röhkäisy, murahtaa, röhkiä, murisija, nurmiporaFinnish
  • grognement, bidasse, troufion, grognerFrench
  • असंतोष का Hindi
  • röfögés, morog, röfög, felmordulHungarian
  • gruno, grunarIdo
  • grugnito, grugnireItalian
  • gruntLatin
  • ngengere, ngō, ngunguru, whēnanau, kumukumuMāori
  • knor, gromDutch
  • grunhidoPortuguese
  • ворча́ние, ворча́ть, бурча́ть, бурча́ние, хрю́канье, хрю́катьRussian
  • homurtu, homurdanmaTurkish
  • 咕嚕Chinese

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