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verb [intransitive] grumble pronunciation in American English /ˈɡrʌmb(ə)l/
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present tense
I/you/we/theygrumble
he/she/itgrumbles
present participlegrumbling
past tensegrumbled
past participlegrumbled
  1. 1
    to complain, especially continuously and about unimportant things
    grumble that:

    He grumbled that it was Saturday night and he didn’t have a date.

    grumble about something:

    Children always grumble about school food.

    grumble at:

    She grumbles at her employees over the slightest thing.

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