Verb: grunt grúnt
Noun: grunt grúnt
- Issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise
"He grunted his reluctant approval"
- The short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
- [N. Amer] An unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker
"infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts"; "he went from grunt to chairman in six years"
- Medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
Derived forms: grunts, grunted, grunting
Type of: emit, let loose, let out, noise, percoid, percoid fish, percoidean, unskilled person, utter
Part of: family Haemulidae, Haemulidae