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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rumble, rumbling, grumble, grumbling(noun)

    a loud low dull continuous noise

    "they heard the rumbling of thunder"

  2. grumble, grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering(adj)

    a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

  3. grumbling, rumbling(adj)

    continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound

    "the rumbling rolling sound of thunder"


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  2. grumbling(Noun)


Webster Dictionary

  1. Grumbling

    of Grumble

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of grumbling in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of grumbling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of grumbling in a Sentence

  1. Johann Kaspar Lavater:

    Him, who incessantly laughs in the street, you may commonly hear grumbling in his closet.

  2. Alphonse Karr:

    Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns. I am thankful that thorns have roses.

  3. Yukio Ishizuki:

    Given the discontent and grumbling within the conservative party, the position of (Prime Minister Theresa) May is becoming precarious.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    If we learn how to eliminate the destructive upshots of matters and events, we can bounce back from misfortunes and spring back into shape. Grumbling and trailing on the ground are only a waste of time. ("Steaming ahead" )

  5. Erik Pevernagie:

    Rather than constantly grumbling about "owning", "not owning" or "not possessing enough", why not delight in the healing enchantment of the little moments of every day. ( "Keeping up with the Joneses" )

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  • nurinaFinnish
  • cnáimhseáilIrish
  • gaccan, tallagh, trughaneysManx
  • lamentela, brontolamento, borboglio, borbogliamentoItalian
  • gannītus, murmurātiōLatin

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