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grunt

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grunt

  1. 1 speech that is not clear enough to be understood preoccupied with what he was doing, the mechanic gave only a grunt when I asked when the car would be ready Synonyms mumble, grunting, murmur, murmuring, mutter, mutteringRelated Words rumor, undertone, whisper; babble, babbling, blab, blabbing, chatter, chattering, drivel, driveling (or drivelling), gabble, gabbling, jabber, jabbering, maundering, prattle, prattling, rambling

  2. 2 a person who does very hard or dull work we have an opening in the warehouse if you don't mind doing grunt work Synonyms dogsbody [chiefly British], drone, drudge, drudger, fag, foot soldier, grub, grubber, slave, laborer, peon, plugger, slavey, slogger, toiler, workerRelated Words workhorse; coolie, serfNear Antonyms goldbrick, shirker; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard


grunt

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grunt

  1. to speak softly and unclearly was so absorbed with the video game that when asked what he wanted for dinner, he just grunted Synonyms chunter [British], mumble, mouth, murmur, mutterRelated Words babble, blab, chatter, drivel, gabble, gibber, jabber, maunder, prattle, ramble; breathe, gasp, pant, whisper; buzzNear Antonyms articulate, enunciateAntonyms speak out, speak up


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