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Synonyms for grumble

Synonyms for grumble

to complain in low indistinct tones

to make a continuous deep reverberating sound

a low indistinct utterance of complaint

Synonyms for grumble

a loud low dull continuous noise

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a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone

show one's unhappiness or critical attitude

make complaining remarks or noises under one's breath

to utter or emit low dull rumbling sounds

make a low noise


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They grumbled when James' name was called out when they read the teams but after five minutes they realised that James was just James," said MacDonald.
He said: " My knee has grumbled once or twice, but apart from that it has responded really well and I just can't wait to get back on the pitch and be involved in a competitive game.
Jimmy, more than a bit miffed, grumbled, climbed down off the bar stool, and staggered out the front door.
MTHANCOCK grumbled about the Labour-led council and now he grumbles about the Conservative-led council.
Television's entire economic system of advertising prices is based on Nielsen's ratings, and its customers have long grumbled that the company hasn't kept up with technology that is changing the way people are watching TV.
What I really wish is that the people who make these programs would show some restraint," grumbled McCain, who also confessed, "I love The Sopranos.
The Toronto press corps had grumbled about the lack of a private session where dance writers could ask hard-edged questions, and was proven to be right.
He said: "One or two people have grumbled about the race being in the card but racing can't run without sponsors' money.
Some even grumbled that a session on staffing was too geared toward the new payment system.
Even when one villager had to admit that house prices had actually risen because of the publicity, she did not allow herself to appear too cheerful for long; they would soon go down again, she grumbled.
We quietly grumbled at administrative meetings about what to do with John.
She was a hard worker, never moaned, grumbled or complained, and all through the bad weather she made sure the classrooms were kept warm.
I can't believe the stores are open on Christmas Eve,'' Susana grumbled, wanting to get on with the day.