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- v. To utter small, low grunts.
- v. To complain; to grumble
- v. To humour; to induce the opposite effect of causing a person to become disgruntled.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To grunt; to grunt repeatedly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To grunt.
- To be sulky.
- n. A grunting sound.
- n. A snout.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of
grunt + -le (“early modern English frequentative suffix”) (Wiktionary)
back-formation from disgruntled (Wiktionary)