grumble

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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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Somehow her petrified muscles find action and she nudges Tom grumblingly awake.
Graden grumblingly blames it on the relative infancy of lesbian TV: "There should be 30 other shows to compare it to, but they don't exist yet.
Eustace Haydon; "Twenty-five centuries ago Hindu and Chinese conservatives were grumblingly adjusting themselves to 'modern movements.
The Geffen, in fashionable Westwood, is sometimes grumblingly referred to by less well-endowed rivals as ``Hollywood's community theater'' - an epithet that, not surprisingly, irritates Geffen staffers.
He may grumblingly and good-naturedly submit to it, but it irks him .