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Definition of the noun grunt
What does grunt mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: grunts
- the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
- an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
- medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- more generic terms: percoid / percoid fish / percoidean = any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes
- more specific terms:
- Haemulon album / margate = a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazil
- Haemulon macrostomum / Spanish grunt = a kind of grunt
- Haemulon aurolineatum / tomtate = found off the West Indies and Florida
- Haemulon malanurum / cottonwick = of warm Atlantic waters
- sailor's-choice / Haemulon parra / sailors choice = a grunt found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico
- Anisotremus virginicus / pork-fish / porkfish = black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil
- Anisotremus surinamensis / black margate / pompon = dusky grey food fish found from Louisiana and Florida southward
- Orthopristis chrysopterus / hogfish / pigfish = found from Long Island southward
- member of: family Haemulidae / Haemulidae = grunts
Alternative definition of the noun grunt
- A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.
- The snorting cry of a pig.
- A family of Perciformes fish of the family Haemulidae
- [context: Army and United States Marine Corps slang] An infantry soldier. (From the sound he presumably makes when shouldering a pack before starting a road march.)
Definition of the verb grunt
What does grunt mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: grunted | grunting | grunts
- issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise
- example: He grunted his reluctant approval
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula Verbs with the same syntax [Agent - animal] [Verb] The dog barked Verbs of Sounds Made by Animals: baa, bark, bay, bellow, blat, bleat, boom, bray, buzz, cackle, call, caw, chatter, cheep, chirp, chirrup, chitter, cluck, coo, croak, crow, cuckoo, drone, gobble, groan, growl, hee-haw, hiss, honk, hoot, howl, low, meow, mew, moan, moo, neigh, oink, peep, pipe, purr, quack, rattle, roar, rumble, screech, snarl, squawk, squeak, squeal, stridulate, thunder, trill, trumpet, tweet, twitter, ululate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whinny, whistle, woof, yap, yell, yelp, yip, yowl [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Location] Birds sang in the trees [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Recipient] [Adjective] The rooster crowed everyone awake [Agent - animal] [Verb] [Theme] The dog barked a warning [Agent - animal] [Verb] at [Cause] The dog barked at the commotion [Agent - animal] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] The dog barked at the cat [Location] [Verb] with [Agent] The tree sang with birds [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] Susan whispered Verbs of Communication: babble, bark, bawl, bellow, blare, bleat, bluster, boom, bray, burble, cackle, call, carol, chant, chatter, chirp, cluck, coo, croak, croon, crow, cry, drawl, drone, gabble, gibber, groan, growl, grumble, gurgle, hiss, holler, hoot, howl, hum, jabber, lilt, lisp, moan, mumble, murmur, mutter, natter, prattle, purr, quaver, rage, rant, rasp, roar, rumble, scream, screech, shout, shriek, simper, sing, snap, snarl, snuffle, splutter, squall, squawk, squeak, squeal, stammer, stemmer, stutter, thunder, trill, trumpet, twitter, vociferate, wail, warble, wheeze, whimper, whine, whisper, whistle, whoop, yammer, yap, yell, yelp, yodel [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic] Ellen told a story | Heather cabled the news | Heather cabled, 'Come immediately.' | Susan whispered the news/a few words [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] Susan whispered the news/a few words to/at Rachel [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, arbitrary control with infinitive] Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan whispered to come [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, that-complement clause] Ellen warned that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled that the party would be tonight | Heather cabled to come | Heather cabled when to send the package | Susan complained that the party would be tonight | Susan whispered that the party would be tonight [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause] Ellen warned how to avoid the crowd | Susan whispered how to avoid the crowd [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] about [Topic] Susan whispered about the party [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive] Susan whispered for me to come [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] Susan whispered to/at Rachel [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic] Susan whispered to Rachel, 'Leave the room.' [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, object control with infinitive] Susan whispered to Rachel to come [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, that-complement clause] Susan whispered to Rachel that the party would be tonight [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] at / to / towards / for [Recipient] [Topic, wh-infinitive clause] Susan whispered to Rachel how to avoid the crowd
- lexical domain: Communication - verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing
- more generic terms: emit / let loose / let out / utter = express audibly
Alternative definition of the verb grunt
- [intransitive] Of a person: To make a grunt or grunts.
- [intransitive] Of a pig: To make a grunt or grunts.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero toyline, comic books and cartoon series. He is an infantryman with the G.I. Joe Team and debuted in 1982.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the 1983 film Flashdance.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the 2002 film 100 Days in the Jungle.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the 1988 film Scooby-Doo and the Ghoul School.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the book Moll Flanders, appearing in several related movies.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the 2006 film Rescue Dawn.
- Grunt is a fictional character from the 1999 film Bringing Out the Dead.
"Grunt" is a book by Sandra Boynton.
- genres: Music, Humour
- subjects: Music, Literature, Humour, Animal
- "Grunt" a.k.a. "Grunt!" is a musical album of The Porkers.
- released in (20 years ago)
- "Grunt" is a composition.
- music by Jimmy Hinson
Grunt is a musical group.
- albums: "Europe After Storm", "Someone Is Watching", "Terror & Degeneration", "On the Edge of Cultural Apocalypse", "Seer of Decay", "Documentation: Live Assaults Around Europe 2005-2008", "Nausea of Humanity", "St. Bartholomew's Day", "Valkoinen Kuolema - Belyi Smertz", "Petturien rooli", "World Draped in a Camouflage"
- official website: www.cfprod.com/fa/grunt.htm
- Grunt: Grunt: The Game of Tactical Level Combat in Vietnam was a tactical level board wargame designed by John Young and released by Simulations Publications, Inc. as part of issue #26 of Strategy & Tactics in 1971.
- Grunt is a website.
- official website: stateofillinois.us/people/Grunt
Phrases with Grunt
Phrases starting with the word Grunt:
Phrases ending with the word Grunt:
- Sand Grunt
- Armed Grunt
- Black Grunt
- Burro Grunt
- Latin Grunt
- White Grunt
- Barred Grunt
- Bigeye Grunt
- Brassy Grunt
- Caesar Grunt
- Cortez Grunt
- French Grunt
- Indian Grunt
- Silver Grunt
- African Grunt
- Burrito Grunt
- Carruco Grunt
- Graybar Grunt
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Grunt
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The Naked Ape (2010)
A Zoologist's Study of the Human Animal by Desmond Morris
Basically the situation is the same, then, but the soft play—grunt is a puny signal when compared with our own vigorous, full-blooded laughter. As chimpanzees grow, the significance of the play signal dwindles even more, whereas ours ...
by John F. Mariani
GRUNT. A very old colonial dessert made with berries and a dough steamedin a kettle. InNew England, the term(which dates inprint to 1896) is often synonymous withthe more widely used term slump. A grunt is also an Americanfish of the ...
Lexicon of the Mouth (2014)
Poetics and Politics of Voice and the Oral Imaginary by Brandon LaBelle
Grunt,. Sigh,. Yawn. Speech and voicing are inextricably connected to breath and breathing; the respiratory movements of inhaling and exhaling are the very operations enabling voice to sound. Yet these operations also figure in the lexicon of ...
by John Jamieson
To grunt. Ruddiman. 2. To grumble, S. B. Douglas. O. Fr. gronch-er, id. GROUNDIE-SW ALLOW, s. Groundsel, S. GROUNDS, s.pl. Refuse of flax, Loth. GROZLIN, part. adj. Breathing with difficulty through the nose, Fife. GRU, s. The crane.
by Andrew Findlater
Growl Iliad, to grunt,_ llos, a ig:fromthe sound. ee Grudge and tlidnt] p Growl, growl, n. a murmuring, snarling sound, as of an angry dog. Growth, groth, n. a growing.' gradual increase: progress: development: that which has grown: product.
Grunt blingly, (grnm'bling-le) adv. In a complaining, discontented manner.
by Е. de Larajasse
(grunt) gunna,grunting, n., (of a camel) 'abtid, _ki guard, n., ker jir,- ki, kol' jog, _gi, ilalo,_adi; aar., ilali, guess, n., (conjecture) malais,ki; oir., malai, gare. guest, n., abban,_ki,ma1'ti,_di. guide, a., abban,_ki, jill. таи. guile (see ...
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Bull at the West Sussex Show
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- Halo 4 storm grunt
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- Tasmanian Tractor with grunt
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- Grunt Meaning
Video shows what grunt means. A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.. The snorting cry of a pig.
- Grunt work Meaning
Video shows what grunt work means. Work (especially that which is heavy, repetitive or mindless) that is considered undesirable and therefore delegated to ...
- Description : spyro, gill grunt ,chop chop
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Scrabble value of G2R1U1N1T1
The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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