adverb see grumble

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Grumblingly — Grum bling*ly, adv. In a grumbling manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grumblingly — See grumbler. * * * …   Universalium

  • grumblingly — adverb While or as if grumbling …   Wiktionary

  • grumblingly — adv. complainingly, in a discontented manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grumblingly — grum·bling·ly …   English syllables

  • grumblingly — adverb Etymology: from present participle of grumble (I) + ly : in a grumbling manner * * * grumˈblingly adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑grumble …   Useful english dictionary

  • grumble — verb (grumbled; grumbling) Etymology: probably from Middle French grommeler, ultimately from Middle Dutch grommen; akin to Old High German grimm grim Date: 1580 intransitive verb 1. to mutter in discontent 2. growl, rumble transitive verb to… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grumble — grumbler, n. grumblingly, adv. grumbly, adj. /grum beuhl/, v., grumbled, grumbling, n. v.i. 1. to murmur or mutter in discontent; complain sullenly. 2. to utter low, indistinct sounds; growl. 3. to rumble: The thunder grumbled in the west. v.t …   Universalium

  • musketoon — noun A firearm, similar to a musket but with a shorter barrel And dArtagnan set the example. Then, turning toward Planchet, he made him a sign to uncock his musketoon. The Englishmen, convinced of these peaceful proceedings, sheathed their swords …   Wiktionary

  • uncock — verb a) To straighten or flatten (remove a cocked shape) My heart jumped up amongst my lungs. I never waited for to look further, but uncocked my gun and went sneaking back on my tiptoes as fast as ever I could. b) To let down the cock of (a… …   Wiktionary

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