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Definitions of grumble:

part of speech: noun


part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

To murmur discontentedly; growl; rumble; find fault.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: verb

To express discontent in a low murmuring voice; to growl; to make a hoarse rumbling noise.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To murmur with discontent: to growl: to rumble.

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To pair off, to separate from a company in pairs; in Parliament, applied to two members of opposite political opinions when they agree to absent themselves from divisions of the House for a specified time in order to neutralise each other's votes; the term is similarly applied to electors, & c., of opposite views who agree mutually to refrain from voting. ...

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