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grumble

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grumble

  1. an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment a chorus of moans and grumbles when they found out that the overnight camping trip had been cancelled Synonyms of grumble beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, gripe, grouch, grouse, complaint, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to grumble challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of grumble commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction


grumble

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grumble

  1. 1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely he grumbled about how sore his feet were after standing all day Synonyms of grumble beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, gripe, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, complain, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to grumble object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of grumble accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of grumble crow, delight, rejoice

  2. 2 to make a low heavy rolling sound heavily loaded trucks grumbling as they passed over the steel bridge Synonyms of grumble growl, rumble, lumber, rollWords Related to grumble boom, drum, thunder; bellow



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