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; 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]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • grunting — adj. low and guttural; muttering 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… …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Grunting (Tennis) — Marija Scharapowa bei den French Open 2009 Der Begriff Grunting (englisch grunting für Grunzen, ugs. „Stöhnen“) wird im Zusammenhang des Tennis verwendet für die Lautäußerung von Spielern beim Schlagen eines Balles. Sie wurde als mögliche St …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • grunting cow — Yak Yak (y[a^]k), n. [Tibetan gyag.] (Zo[ o]l.) A bovine mammal ({Po[ e]phagus grunnies}) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grunting ox — 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

  • grunting ox — Yak Yak (y[a^]k), n. [Tibetan gyag.] (Zo[ o]l.) A bovine mammal ({Po[ e]phagus grunnies}) native of the high plains of Central Asia. Its neck, the outer side of its legs, and its flanks, are covered with long, flowing, fine hair. Its tail is long …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grunting ox — Ox Ox ([o^]ks), n.; pl. {Oxen}. [AS. oxa; akin to D. os. G. ochs, ochse, OHG. ohso, Icel. oxi, Sw. & Dan. oxe, Goth. a[ u]hsa, Skr. ukshan ox, bull; cf. Skr. uksh to sprinkle. [root]214. Cf. {Humid}, {Aurochs}.] (Zo[ o]l.) The male of bovine… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grunting ox — the yak. * * * …   Universalium

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