Definitions for GRUNTgrʌnt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grunt, oink(noun)

    the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs

  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"

Wiktionary

  1. grunt(Noun)

    A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.

  2. grunt(Noun)

    The snorting cry of a pig.

  3. grunt(Noun)

    A family of Perciformes fish of the family Haemulidae

  4. grunt(Noun)

    An infantry soldier. (From the sound he presumably makes when shouldering a pack before starting a road march.)

  5. grunt(Verb)

    Of a person: To make a grunt or grunts.

  6. grunt(Verb)

    Of a pig: To make a grunt or grunts.

  7. Origin: grunten, from grunnettan, frequentive of grunian, from grunnōnan, from ghrun-. Akin to grunnezzen (Modern grunzen), Old grünte "to grunt".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grunt(verb)

    to make a deep, short noise, as a hog; to utter a short groan or a deep guttural sound

  2. Grunt(noun)

    a deep, guttural sound, as of a hog

  3. Grunt(noun)

    any one of several species of American food fishes, of the genus Haemulon, allied to the snappers, as, the black grunt (A. Plumieri), and the redmouth grunt (H. aurolineatus), of the Southern United States; -- also applied to allied species of the genera Pomadasys, Orthopristis, and Pristopoma. Called also pigfish, squirrel fish, and grunter; -- so called from the noise it makes when taken


Translations for GRUNT

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

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

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