verb (used with object), dis·grun·tled, dis·grun·tling.
to put into a state of sulky dissatisfaction; make discontent.
Origin of disgruntle
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I had no idea that one boy could disgruntle a house so completely.Sonia Between two Worlds
(tr; usually passive) to make sulky or discontented
Word Origin for disgruntle
C17: dis- 1 + obsolete gruntle to complain; see grunt
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