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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
grunt /grʌnt/
  • danh từ
    • tiếng kêu ủn ỉn
    • tiếng càu nhàu
    • tiếng cằn nhằn
    • tiếng lẩm bẩm
    • động từ
      • ủn ỉn (lợn...)
      • càu nhàu, cằn nhằn
        • to grunt [out] an answer: càu nhàu trả lời
      • lẩm bẩm
    Concise Dictionary
    +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
    +issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise
    Advanced English Dictionary
    verb, noun
    + verb
    1 [V] (of animals, especially pigs) to make a short low sound in the throat
    2 (of people) to make a short low sound in your throat, especially to show that you are in pain, annoyed or not interested; to say sth using this sound: [V] He pulled harder on the rope, grunting with the effort. + When I told her what had happened she just grunted and turned back to her book. + [VN] He grunted something about being late and rushed out. [also V speech]
    + noun
    1 a short, low sound made by a person or an animal (especially a pig): to give a grunt of effort / pain
    2 (AmE, slang) a worker who does boring tasks for low pay
    3 (AmE, slang) a soldier of low rank
    Collocation Dictionary


    little | low | non-committal
    He gave a non-committal grunt in reply.


    give, let out | hear


    with a ~
    He lifted the heavy box with a grunt.
    | ~ of
    a grunt of pain

    More information about SOUND


    give a ~
    The dog gave a low growl.

    let out a ~
    He let out a blood-curdling scream.

    hear ~
    We heard the peal of church bells.

    with a ~
    The vase fell to the ground with a great crash.

    ~ of
    a roar of laughtera snort of derisionthe whine of an engine



    loudly | merely, only
    He merely grunted at her and nodded his head.


    His father grunted at him as he left the room.
    | in
    She asked him a question and he grunted in reply. He grunted in pain.
    | with
    She stirred the soup, grunting with satisfaction.


    grunt and groan
    Grunting and groaning, they heaved the wardrobe up the stairs.

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