Associations to the word «Grunt»


GRUNT, noun. A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.
GRUNT, noun. The snorting cry of a pig.
GRUNT, noun. Any fish of the perciform family Haemulidae.
GRUNT, noun. (United States Army and Marine Corps slang) An infantry soldier. (From the verb, just like all the other senses.)
GRUNT, verb. (intransitive) (of a person) To make a grunt or grunts.
GRUNT, verb. (intransitive) (of a pig) To make a grunt or grunts.
GRUNT, verb. (intransitive) (UK) (slang) To break wind; to fart.
GRUNT WORK, noun. (idiomatic) Work (especially that which is heavy, repetitive or mindless) that is considered undesirable and therefore delegated to underlings.

Dictionary definition

GRUNT, noun. The short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs.
GRUNT, noun. An unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker; "infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts"; "he went from grunt to chairman in six years".
GRUNT, noun. Medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught.
GRUNT, verb. Issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise; "He grunted his reluctant approval".

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