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grunt

2 noun
     
Related topics: Colours and Sounds, Army
grunt2 [countable]
1C a short low sound that a person or animal makes in their throat:
Chris gave a grunt and went back to sleep.
2 American English informalPMA someone who does hard physical work for low pay:
The grunts move the crates.
3 American English informal a soldier in the infantry

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