Curmurring Cur*mur"ring (k?r-m?r"r?ng), n. Murmuring; grumbling; -- sometimes applied to the rumbling produced by a slight attack of the gripes. [Scot.] --Burns. [1913 Webster]

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  • curmurring — 1. noun a) A low pitched murmuring, grumbling sound. b) Flatulence. 2. adjective a) Producing a murmuring or grumbling sound b) flatulent; afflicted by …   Wiktionary

  • curmurring — cur·mur·ring …   English syllables

  • curmurring — kərˈməriŋ noun ( s) Etymology: from present participle of curmurr to rumble, from Scots cur (intensive prefix) + murr to purr Scotland : rumbling especially in the bowels …   Useful english dictionary

  • curmur — 1. verb a) to murmur or rumble b) to experience indigestion or flatulence; to fart 2. noun an instance of curmurring See Also: curmurring …   Wiktionary

  • flatulent — adjective Affected by gas in the intestine; likely to fart. Syn: windy, gassy, breezy, curmurring See Also: flatulence, flatulate …   Wiktionary

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