disgruntled

adjective
dis·​grun·​tled | \ dis-ˈgrən-tᵊld How to pronounce disgruntled (audio) \

Definition of disgruntled

: unhappy and annoyed a disgruntled employee She led her sodden and disgruntled team back into the changing rooms, insisting that the practice had not been a waste of time, though without any real conviction in her voice.— J. K. Rowling … a $300,000 refund pool for disgruntled former customers …— Kevin McGurk The crowd was up as well, and just as disgruntled as it had been the night before.— Christopher Cooper & Robert Block

First Known Use of disgruntled

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disgruntled

from past participle of disgruntle

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The first known use of disgruntled was in 1830

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“Disgruntled.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disgruntled. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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disgruntled

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of disgruntled

: unhappy and annoyed

disgruntled

adjective
dis·​grun·​tled | \ dis-ˈgrən-tᵊld \

Kids Definition of disgruntled

: unhappy and annoyed

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