Grunted
Grunt Grunt (gr[u^]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grunting}.] [OE. grunten; akin to As. grunian, G. grunzen, Dan. grynte, Sw. grymta; all prob. of imitative; or perh. akin to E. groan.] To make a deep, short noise, as a hog; to utter a short groan or a deep guttural sound. [1913 Webster]

Who would fardels bear, To grunt and sweat under a weary life. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

{Grunting ox} (Zo["o]l.), the yak. [1913 Webster]


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  • grunted — grÊŒnt n. snort, low gruff sound (made by hogs and other animals); discontented grumble; foot soldier in the U.S. military (Slang) v. snort, make a low gruff sound (like the noise made by hogs); grumble discontentedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grunt — I UK [ɡrʌnt] / US verb Word forms grunt : present tense I/you/we/they grunt he/she/it grunts present participle grunting past tense grunted past participle grunted 1) a) [intransitive] to make a short low sound in your throat and nose at the same …   English dictionary

  • grunt — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ little, slight, small, soft ▪ low ▪ non committal ▪ He gave a non committal grunt in reply …   Collocations dictionary

  • grunt — I n. to utter a grunt II v. 1) (B) she grunted a few words to them 2) (L; to) he grunted (to her) that he would get up later 3) (misc.) to grunt and groan * * * [grʌnt] (B) she grunted a few words to them (L; to) he grunted (to her) that he would …   Combinatory dictionary

  • grunt — [[t]grʌ̱nt[/t]] grunts, grunting, grunted 1) VERB If you grunt, you make a low sound, especially because you are annoyed or not interested in something. The driver grunted, convinced that Michael was crazy... [V with quote] Rubbish, I grunted...… …   English dictionary

  • grunt — grunt1 [ grʌnt ] verb 1. ) intransitive to make a short low sound in your throat and nose at the same time: He grunted with satisfaction. a ) if an animal such as a pig grunts, it makes a low sound 2. ) transitive to say something using low short …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • uh-huh, huh-uh — The sound uh huh (hardly a word) is an attempt through spelling to indicate a grunted yes. Huh uh (or hunh uh) somewhat resembles the sound of a grunted no. Uh huh, I think you re right. Huh uh, I don t want to go …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • ichiruki — 1. (ichiruki) (897↑, 144↓) word formed from the joining of the first four letters of the names of the characters of Ichigo Kurosaki and Rukia Kuchiki from the anime Bleach. It is one of the more popular romantic pairings of this anime I love… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Grunt — (gr[u^]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grunting}.] [OE. grunten; akin to As. grunian, G. grunzen, Dan. grynte, Sw. grymta; all prob. of imitative; or perh. akin to E. groan.] To make a deep, short noise, as a hog; to utter a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grunting — Grunt Grunt (gr[u^]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grunting}.] [OE. grunten; akin to As. grunian, G. grunzen, Dan. grynte, Sw. grymta; all prob. of imitative; or perh. akin to E. groan.] To make a deep, short noise, as a hog; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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