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Grumble Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    grumble n
  1. a loud low dull continuous noise; "they heard the rumbling of thunder" [syn: rumble, rumbling, grumbling]
  2. a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone [syn: grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering] v
  3. show one's unhappiness or critical attitude; "He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load" [syn: grouch, scold]
  4. make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath; "she grumbles when she feels overworked" [syn: murmur, mutter, croak, gnarl]
  5. to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds; "he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff" [syn: growl, rumble]
  6. make a low noise; "rumbling thunder" [syn: rumble]
Grumble Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Grumble \Grum"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Grunbled; p. pr. & vb. n. Grumbling.] [Cf. LG. grummeln, grumman, D. grommelen, grommen, and F. grommeler, of German origin; cf. W. grwm, murmur, grumble, surly. [root]3
  1. Cf. Grum, Grim.]
  2. To murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner. L'Avare, not using half his store, Still grumbles that he has no more. --Prior.
  3. To growl; to snarl in deep tones; as, a lion grumbling over his prey.
  4. To rumble; to make a low, harsh, and heavy sound; to mutter; as, the distant thunder grumbles.
Grumble Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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