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
DiFranco was disgruntled with his back-to-back 3-over-par rounds.
Akinyemi Alafin Affrica, 45, was shot about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, hours after a disgruntled fired employee argued with management, police reports say.
However, such an alliance would be fragile as May would need the support of nearly all MPs of her Conservative Party, many of whom are disgruntled by her loss of a majority on Thursday.
A fractious, disgruntled, country remains just that.
Disgruntled ex-employee kills 5 in Orlando shooting A disgruntled ex-employee opened fire at his former job near Orlando, fatally shooting five people before turning the gun on himself, authorities said.
A disgruntled fired employee shot and killed five people at a business in Orlando, Florida, before turning the gun on himself. --
Artan had told the co-worker several times that fall he was disgruntled with school and wanted to drop out, according to the records.
Temer portrayed the person who recorded the conversation with him, JBS Chairman Joesley Batista, as a businessman disgruntled with his government’s tighter purse strings.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'disgruntle'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of disgruntle
dis- + gruntle to grumble, from Middle English gruntlen, frequentative of grunten to grunt
First Known Use: 1682See Words from the same year
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up disgruntle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).