[ dis-gruhn-tl ]
/ dɪsˈgrʌn tl /
verb (used with object), dis·grun·tled, dis·grun·tling.
to put into a state of sulky dissatisfaction; make discontent.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disgruntledis·grun·tle·ment, noun
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I had no idea that one boy could disgruntle a house so completely.Sonia Between two Worlds|Stephen McKenna
British Dictionary definitions for disgruntle
/ (dɪsˈɡrʌntəl) /
(tr; usually passive) to make sulky or discontented
Derived forms of disgruntledisgruntlement, noun
Word Origin for disgruntle
C17: dis- 1 + obsolete gruntle to complain; see grunt
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