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Definition of "grunter" [grunt•er]

  • One who grunts. (noun)
  • A group of fish of the family Terapontidae, which make a grunting sound when caught. (noun)
  • A hook used in lifting a crucible. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "grunter" in a sentence
  • "Paul had had abominable luck all day, the only thing he landed being what we Bolderhead boys called a "grunter" -- a frog-mouthed fish of most unpleasant aspect and of absolutely no use as food."
  • "Horses suffering with pleurisy, pleurodynia, or rheumatism, and other affections accompanied with much pain, will grunt when moved, or when the pain is aggravated, but grunting under these circumstances does not justify the term of "grunter" being applied to the horse, as the grunting ceases when the animal recovers from the disease that causes the pain."
  • "Sports Psychology Grunting Grumbles Is your tennis partner a grunter?"