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- n. A person who persistently grumbles; a complainer
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who grumbles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who grumbles or murmurs; one who complains or expresses discontent.
- n. A fish of the family Triglidæ; a gurnard: so called from its making a grumbling noise while struggling to disengage itself from the hook.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
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Indeed, Esmond's general, who was known as a grumbler, and to have a hearty mistrust of the great Duke, and hundreds more officers besides, did not scruple to say that these private reasons came to the Duke in the shape of crown-pieces from the French King, by whom the
This blog takes its name from the French word grognard, which means roughly "grumbler" or "grouch."
Indeed, Esmond’s general, who was known as a grumbler, and to have a hearty mistrust of the great Duke, and hundreds more officers besides, did not scruple to say that these private reasons came to the Duke in the shape of crown-pieces from the French King, by whom the
He was a grumbler to start with but, when the smoking ban was introduced, things really turned sour.
Duke was interrupted by the grumbler, who was angry now.
There was no need for the data to be obtained in such a roundabout way when there was a well-established legal remedy already available. grumbler on Sep 29th, 2009 at 3: 11 pm:
Gilmour has regularly been described as the stereotypical Yorkshire grumbler by team-mates – Brian Noble, who was the Great Britain coach when both he and Wellens scored tries in the Lions 'famous victory over Australia in Sydney in 2006, confirms that "Gilly does love a whinge".
Albert Rudin was a chronic grumbler, and Clark had learned to ignore it.
He wasn't as fun for the kids for he had an old stoic demeanor and quickly became known around the house as a grumbler about a great many things.
It's shows like this that bring out the Becker in me, and speaking of that underappreciated grumbler, Ken Levine (an interested party) gives him and his soapbox sitcom their rightful due.