Grumble - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone (syn: grumbling, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering)
- make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath (syn: croak, gnarl, murmur, mutter)
- to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds (syn: growl, rumble)
- make a low noise (syn: rumble)
There's been a lot of grumbling among the employees.
Some of the customers have been grumbling about poor service.
Fans grumbled about the team's poor play.
“When are we going to leave?” he grumbled.
We could hear thunder grumbling in the distance.
They grumbled (to us) that the decision was not fair.
He will always find something to grumble about.
I heard thunder grumbling in the distance.
Farmers are always grumbling about the weather.
A few passengers grumbled that their cabins were too small.
'This is boring,' Kathleen grumbled.
Thunder grumbled overhead.
We grumbled about the increased work load
she grumbles when she feels overworked
Stones grumbled down the cliff
present participle: grumbling
past tense: grumbled
past participle: grumbled