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grunts

noun
plural of grunt

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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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

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grunts

verb
present tense third-person singular of grunt

Synonyms & Antonyms of grunts (Entry 2 of 2)

to speak softly and unclearly
  • was so absorbed with the video game that when asked what he wanted for dinner, he just grunted

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“Grunts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/grunts. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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