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Definition of "grumble" []

  • To complain in a surly manner; mutter discontentedly: "The governed will always find something to grumble about” ( Crane Brinton). (verb-intransitive)
  • To rumble or growl. (verb-intransitive)
  • To express in a grumbling discontented manner: grumbled a rude response. (verb-transitive)
  • A muttered complaint. (noun)
  • A rumble; a growl. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "grumble" in a sentence
  • "Strike "is purely coincidental" * grumble grumble edit function grumble*"
  • "Ai tellz again…NO DISSASEMBLE mai cheezurgerz….nao i has puts togevers…stoopy humin making me wastes cheezburger nommin tymes. grumble grumble*"
  • "I didn't get my nap in. * grumble grumble* Should go get some now. just you & me"