Definition of 'grunt'
Example sentences containing 'grunt'
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And that meant doing defensive grunt work, with limited opportunities to get forward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are just stolid, slightly stressed, relatively competent men committed to sharing in as much of the grunt work of parenting as we can. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a strange grunting sound coming from the woods now. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When we talk to people they just grunt. The Sun (2012)The steering is responsive and it has enough grunt to get you out of trouble. The Sun (2013)Much of the grunt work done by ad agencies will be taken over by machines. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was grunting and she sounded like she was having a great time. The Sun (2009)He just grunts from under the covers. The Sun (2012)And you get all this grunt for a lot less money than with both of those cars. The Sun (2014)He is capable of the grunt work. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The list includes thinking that policemen look very young these days and grunting when you get up out of a chair. The Sun (2013)Some of them are almost like noises, like grunting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We hired you because we have grunt work we need done, now shut up. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He didn't apologise and just grunted and looked me up and down. The Sun (2014)When asking for directions or advice, you either get ignored or grunted at. The Sun (2010)I suggested inviting them for a visit but he just grunted. The Sun (2015)I just get a grunt by way of acknowledgement. The Sun (2011)I have scored some tries which needed more than just grunt. Times, Sunday Times (2014)No. Are they making grunting noises? Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes you get a grunt. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I am lucky to get a grunt till at least mid-morning. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What he was trying to say was that the Avatar sequel will be cheaper than the original because all the computer grunt work has been done. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I would have thought she was a bit above the grunt work of writing shop reviews, but she says basically she does anything she is assigned to. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'grunt'
British English: grunt VERB
If you grunt, you make a low sound, especially because you are annoyed or not interested in something.
The driver grunted, convinced that I was crazy.
Definition of grunt from the Collins English Dictionary
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