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grunt in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgruntgrunt1 /ɡrʌnt/ ●○○ verb 🔊 🔊 1 [intransitive, transitive]SAY 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.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
grunt""What about a stripy wallpaper for this room?'' ""I dunno, '' he grunted.Fabio grunted, and helped himself to beans.A soldier fell on her, grunting and rooting.He studied his hands, grunted, and stood up.Wilcox grunted contemptuously, as if he had expected no better.He just grunted "Hi" and kept walking.Ballantyne grunted indifferently Mitchell put his cup to his mouth.There was a knock on the door, and when he grunted muffled assent it opened and some one came in.She grunted something I didn't catch.He grunted, they said, and weaved and ducked like a prize fighter when asked questions.