rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling(noun)
a loud low dull continuous noise
"they heard the rumbling of thunder"
grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering(verb)
a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone
grouch, grumble, scold(verb)
show one's unhappiness or critical attitude
"He scolded about anything that he thought was wrong"; "We grumbled about the increased work load"
murmur, mutter, grumble, croak, gnarl(verb)
make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath
"she grumbles when she feels overworked"
grumble, growl, rumble(verb)
to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds
"he grumbled a rude response"; "Stones grumbled down the cliff"
make a low noise
A low thundering, rumbling or growling sound
The sound made by a hungry stomach
That whiner is never without a grumble to share.
To make a low, growling or rumbling noise, like a hungry stomach or certain animals.
He grumbles about the food constantly, but has yet to learn to cook.
To utter in a grumbling fashion.
Origin: Probably from grommeler, from grommen (modern Dutch grommelen). Cognate with grim.
to murmur or mutter with discontent; to make ill-natured complaints in a low voice and a surly manner
to growl; to snarl in deep tones; as, a lion grumbling over his prey
to rumble; to make a low, harsh, and heavy sound; to mutter; as, the distant thunder grumbles
to express or utter with grumbling
the noise of one that grumbles
a grumbling, discontented disposition
Origin: [Cf. LG. grummeln, grumen, D. grommelen, grommen, and F. grommeler, of German origin; cf. W. grwm, murmur, grumble, surly. 35. Cf. Grum, Grim.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grum′bl, v.i. to murmur with discontent: to growl: to rumble.—n. the act of grumbling.—ns. Grum′bler; Grumbletō′nian, one of the country party as opposed to the court party, after 1689.—adv. Grum′blingly. [Old Dut. grommelen, freq. of grommen to mutter.]
The numerical value of grumble in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of grumble in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Each side will want 100 percent, and we'll find a way for each side to get 60 percent or so of what they need, and people will complain and grumble, but it will be fine.
This issue of softwood lumber will get resolved in some fashion ... undoubtedly to the dissatisfaction of all parties concerned, each side will want 100 percent, and we'll find a way for each side to get 60 percent or so of what they need, and people will complain and grumble, but it will be fine.
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Translations for grumble
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- Knurren, Gegrummel, murren, GrummelnGerman
- protestar, quejarseSpanish
- kurnata, karjua, ärjyntä, kurnia, kurnaus, valittaa, mylvintä, karjunta, mylviä, kurninta, purnata, ärjyäFinnish
- grondement, ronchonner, gargouillement, bougonner, gargouiller, gronderFrench
- بۆڵه, قۆڕهقۆڕKurdish
- morren, grommen, geknor, grommelen, gegrommel, knorrenDutch
- урчать, бурчать, брюзжать, рычание, рычать, урчание, ворчатьRussian
- shfryj, gjëmojAlbanian
- marmouzî, maroner, groûlerWalloon
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