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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter sounds when caught; The short low noise of the kind made by hogs; An unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker v. - Issue a low, animal-like noise.

Usage examples (36)
  • He went from grunt to chairman in six years
  • A grunt from the Irishman signified assent, and, a moment after,
  • I again grunt between the sequences in case something sneaks in and I can't see it.
  • Since his mother's death he'd gotten into the habit of grunting, if a grunt is what you'd call it. for more
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