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grunt

EN[ɡɹʌnt] [-ʌnt]
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WGrunt
  • Grunt, grunts, or grunting may refer to:

    Definition of grunt in English Dictionary

  • NounPLgrunts
    1. A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.
      1. The snorting cry of a pig.
        1. Any fish of the perciform family Haemulidae.
          1. (United States Army and Marine Corps slang) An infantry soldier. (From the verb, just like all the other senses.
            1. SLA The amount of power of which a vehicle is capable.
            2. VerbSGgruntsPRgruntingPT, PPgrunted
              1. VI (of a person) To make a grunt or grunts.
                1. VI (of a pig) To make a grunt or grunts.
                  1. VI (Britain, slang) To break wind; to fart.
                    1. Who just grunted? ‎
                2. More Examples
                  1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                    • He grunted and murmured, until his face calmed, the eyelids smoothing into slumber, the brows unfurrowing.
                    • The zookeeps grunt and groan and struggle for their footing as they pass Ajax over the rail and carry him into the cage.
                • Word Lists (This word is listed in the following word lists)
                  1. Wiktionary : Frequency lists 10001-20000
                  2. SCOWL (And Friends) : Alan Beale, 12dicts 4.0 Compiled from 3 ESL Dictionaries
                • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
                  1. Nouns
                    • Countable nouns
                    • Verbs
                      • Intransitive verbs

                    Other Vocabulary

                    Look-Alike Words
                    1. en grant
                    2. en gaunt
                    3. en runt
                    4. en GUNT
                    5. en Gunt
                    Related Links:
                    1. en grunts
                    2. en grunty
                    3. en grunter
                    4. en gruntle
                    5. en grunted
                    Source: Wiktionary
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                    Meaning of grunt for the defined word.

                    Grammatically, this word "grunt" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb.
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