Grumbling - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrʌmblɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word grumbling
Brit.  |ˈɡrʌmblɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word grumbling
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to grumble

noun

- a loud low dull continuous noise (syn: grumble, rumble, rumbling)
- a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone (syn: grumble, murmur, murmuring, mutter, muttering)

adjective

- continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound (syn: rumbling)

Examples

She paid up, with some grumbling.

There's been a lot of grumbling among the employees.

Some of the customers have been grumbling about poor service.

We could hear thunder grumbling in the distance.

That old faggot Mrs Forrester is always grumbling.

I heard thunder grumbling in the distance.

Farmers are always grumbling about the weather.

Stop grumbling!

wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling

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