Language: Old English
Origin: grunettan


1 verb
1 [intransitive and transitive] to make short sounds or say a few words in a rough voice, when you do not want to talk:
He just grunted and carried on reading his book.
2 [intransitive]CHBA if a person or animal grunts, they make short low sounds in their throat:
Grunting with effort, she lifted me up.

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