Definitions

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  • verb obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of disgruntle.
  • adjective Unhappy; dissatisfied
  • adjective frustrated.

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  • adjective in a state of sulky dissatisfaction

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Examples

  • But until then Briggs privately has vowed to play as hard as ever, but without an extension, he will define the term disgruntled employee.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • But until then Briggs privately has vowed to play as hard as ever, but without an extension, he will define the term disgruntled employee.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • But until then Briggs privately has vowed to play as hard as ever, but without an extension, he will define the term disgruntled employee.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • But until then Briggs privately has vowed to play as hard as ever, but without an extension, he will define the term disgruntled employee.

    News - chicagotribune.com

  • The company has said it filed a defamation complaint in Macau against Mr. Jacobs, who it calls a "disgruntled former executive" in Nevada court filings.

    Setback for Sands in Macau Suit

  • After the robbery and rape at the Table on Aug. 3, the restaurant manager told St. Petersburg police that he suspected Martinez, whom he described as a disgruntled former employee.

    An Ounce of Prevention

  • Don't be surprised if the Orioles opt to craft a deal that would bring in disgruntled Phillies third baseman Scott Rolen, a two-time Gold

    USATODAY.com - Minor league farm report

  • Don't be surprised if the Orioles opt to craft a deal that would bring in disgruntled Phillies third baseman Scott Rolen, a two-time Gold

    USATODAY.com - Minor league farm report

  • Obviously, the lineup will take on a new look when a certain disgruntled left fielder is liberated from Los Angeles.

    USATODAY.com - How the National League clubs line up

  • He calls disgruntled season ticket-holders; maybe he even visits them at home.

    NYT > Home Page

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  • Does the word gruntled exist?

    January 29, 2007

  • If a pig loses its voice is it disgruntled?

    May 23, 2011