verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of grunt
OTHER WORDS FROM gruntgrunt·ing·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for grunt
He slurps, grunts, chews loudly and smacks his lips, among other things.Miss Manners: Husband’s rude eating habits driving wife up the wall|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|December 18, 2020|Washington Post
The cacophony of glass shattering, the thud of bodies being hit, the workmanlike grunts of those doing the breaking are harrowing as they occur again and again, as they did in real life.A Restaurateur Reluctantly Becomes a Civil Rights Leader in Steve McQueen’s Brilliant ‘Mangrove’|Joshua David Stein|December 2, 2020|Eater
According to a new study outlined in Nature Communications, we might be able to enlist some very small accomplices to do that grunt work—microbes.These rock-eating microbes could help us settle the Moon and Mars|Paola Rosa-Aquino|November 11, 2020|Popular Science
So here I am in my requisite Lululemon pants, grunting along to an old hip-hop song at a most ungodly hour.How Taryn Toomey’s ‘The Class’ Became New York’s Latest Fitness Craze|Lizzie Crocker|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
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
R immediately falls for Julie, who breathes life into him and even inspires the grunting mute to talk ... and stop eating brains.Nicholas Hoult on ‘Warm Bodies,’ ‘X-Men,’ Jennifer Lawrence & More|Marlow Stern|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Wozniacki doesn't approve of grunting, but that didn't stop her from making noise.
Even compared with his personage in Casino Royale, the 007 of Quantum is basically a grunting eunuch.
An't that as nat'ral as a sheep's bleating, or a pig's grunting, or a horse's neighing, or a bird's singing?The Old Curiosity Shop|Charles Dickens
Two of Company B go to the hospital to-day, and several others are grunting.Diary of an Enlisted Man|Lawrence Van Alstyne
To his immense surprise, as he looked down he saw that the ground was literally alive with angry, grunting peccary pigs.The Red Lure|Roy J. Snell
And then it died down, and receded to the great distance again, and was ended by three low, grunting coughs.The Leopard Woman|Stewart Edward White
Nothing within their sphere do they leave unexamined, grunting all the time with infinite variety of expression.