from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make discontented.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To make discontent or cross; to cause being in a bad temper.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To dissatisfy; to disaffect; to anger.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To disappoint; disconcert; chagrin; disgust; offend; throw into a state of sulky dissatisfaction: usually in the participial adjective disgruntled.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. put into a bad mood or into bad humour
Your problem with the word disgruntle the problem being that it seems to mean pretty much the same as gruntle doesn’t take into consideration the pig factor.
Her shoes were in the 'disgruntle' condition we so often find on farms, that, to give her a level bearing until I should call another day with a farrier to help me to pack the foot up in the old-fashioned way, I had the remaining shoes pulled off.
This will disgruntle and confuse the Cultural Warriors -- imagine them celebrating the ACLU -- and it may help us avoid the long and expensive process of deciding who the genuine Christian might be, and the interesting problem of how to dispose of the non-genuine articles.
She talks from notes written on her hand, and says things that disgruntle people like you want to hear.
I invited those who expressed their disgruntle-hood Sunday in the postgame chat I do weekly to join me on the Kansas City Chiefs' extremely comfy, low-mileage bandwagon.
What you all should now focus on is uniting behind OUR party's nominee and not falling into the hole that John McCain has dug for the disgruntle Clintonites.
The only pro-McCain posts are coming from disgruntle Hillary supporters.
The ones crossing over are disgruntle females who dislike Obama because he did not wait his turn and the woman lost out.
Also, it will be a stronger congress with disgruntle democrats with out an agreement to cause trouble.
What any won contract would also do, that would disgruntle a number of employees, is eliminate the free skating on the backs of union representation, and make the monthly dues that pay for union representation mandatory on all.
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