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grumbles

noun
plural of grumble

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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grumbles

verb
present tense third-person singular of grumble

Synonyms & Antonyms of grumbles (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely
  • he grumbled about how sore his feet were after standing all day

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2 to make a low heavy rolling sound
  • heavily loaded trucks grumbling as they passed over the steel bridge

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“Grumbles.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grumbles. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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