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  • adjective Resembling or characteristic of a grunt.


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grunt +‎ -like


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  • The more questions my father asked, the lower Riley sank in his chair, and the more gruntlike his answers became.

    Wired Robin Wasserman 2010

  • Her responses to polite small talk were gruntlike; as minimalist were her movements: a stab at the air indicates right, another stab indicates left.

    An Aging City Kid Learns to Drive Away From It All 1999

  • "Haa mmm," Mr. Serundori says, emitting a special gruntlike gorilla greeting that miraculously stops Kabirizi in midcharge.

    news | FT | 2009

  • Jack let out a gruntlike laugh, like Stendeval didn’t know what he was saying.

    Jack Blank and the Imagine Nation Matt Myklusch 2010


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