Definition of disgruntle
disgruntlingplay \-ˈgrənt-liŋ, -ˈgrən-təl-iŋ\
disgruntlementplay \-təl-mənt\ noun
Examples of disgruntle in a Sentence
an employee, disgruntled by the restaurant owner's shabby treatment, turned him in to the IRS
a crew disgruntled by a long voyage that provided no opportunity for recreation onshore
Recent Examples of disgruntle from the Web
Artan had told the co-worker several times that fall he was disgruntled with school and wanted to drop out, according to the records.
The man in the moon’s disgruntled face sports an oversize space capsule stuck in his right eye.
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Origin and Etymology of disgruntle
dis- + gruntle to grumble, from Middle English gruntlen, frequentative of grunten to grunt
First Known Use: 1682
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