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Definition of "grumbled" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of grumble. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grumbled" in a sentence
  • "I divided and issued the meat under the captain's eyes, and managed it fairly enough, God knows, although some of the men grumbled from the first."
  • "I spend all afternoon picking out the clothes to wear for a night out on the town with the ladies, and I get upstaged by some guy dressed like Popeye, a Manhattan man who only identified himself as Austin grumbled as he surveyed the servicemen crowded into a neighborhood bar."
  • "The parson's daughter had had her way; Daddy Darwin grumbled at first, but in the end he got a bottle-green Sunday-coat out of the oak-press that matched the bedstead, and put the house-key into his pocket, and went to church too."