Origin of grumble
synonym study for grumble
OTHER WORDS FROM grumblegrumbler, noungrum·bling·ly, adverbgrumbly, adjectiveun·grum·bling, adjective
How to use grumble in a sentence
This is before my wife comes in and hijacks the radio to listen to the Rai 1 news bulletin, which always sets off grumbles about the Conte government.Last week’s vaccine-led rally was one for the record books—but is all that good news already priced in?|Bernhard Warner|November 16, 2020|Fortune
Spall plays him brilliantly as a grumbling, grunting beast of a man whose sensitivity and kindness emerges slowly.Mike Leigh Is the Master Filmmaker Who Hates Hollywood|Nico Hines|October 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now the grumbling is getting louder—and increasingly it focuses on the president himself.
Liberals have been grumbling for a while about the Obama administration.
Spitzer rolled his eyes at the interruption, grumbling a perfunctory “very funny.”Eliot Spitzer Mobbed by Press, Heckled at First Campaign Stop|David Freedlander|July 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This came after months of grumbling about disappointing iPhone sales, and reports of a possibly too-small opening in China.
In spite of this there was no grumbling, and the men, as their general reported, pressed on with cries of "Vive la Rpublique!"Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Meanwhile, both the disciples of Somers and the disciples of Trenchard were grumbling at Harley's resolution.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The owner of the slippers was folding the robe and laying it over the rail, and grumbling to himself all the while.Cabin Fever|B. M. Bower
That was all the comfort she gave Norman, and she walked in to pour out a furious grumbling upon Margaret.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
He came opposite, lurched almost on them, touched them with a groping hand and passed, grumbling.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson