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  • verbcomplain
  • verbmurmur, rumble

synonyms for grumble

  • carp
  • fuss
  • gripe
  • groan
  • moan
  • squawk
  • bellyache
  • grouch
  • grouse
  • kick
  • kvetch
  • protest
  • pule
  • repine
  • scold
  • snivel
  • whine
  • find fault
See also synonyms for: grumbled / grumbler / grumbling / grumbly

antonyms for grumble

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  • compliment
  • praise
  • fix
  • compliment
  • praise
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How to use grumble in a sentence

McConnell isn’t one to gamble with a headcount, so the fact he announced the deal presumes he has the votes in the Senate despite the grumbles over an encroaching House.
MITCH MCCONNELL HELPS DEMOCRATS AVOID A GLOBAL ECONOMIC MELTDOWN—AND PLANS TO USE THAT AGAINST THEMPHILIP ELLIOTTDECEMBER 9, 2021TIME
He had transferred himself to the buggy with a grumble of disgust, and begged her to come for him early in the morning.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
In any case my conscience will be clear, and I shall no longer have any right to grumble at my lot.
THE LIFE & LETTERS OF PETER ILICH TCHAIKOVSKYMODESTE TCHAIKOVSKY
"No wonder things git pindlin' under this old locust-tree," Sophy heard him grumble.
COUNTRY NEIGHBORSALICE BROWN
Gradually the relaxing steam-radiators began to grunt and grumble into a chill quietude.
MOLLY MAKE-BELIEVEELEANOR HALLOWELL ABBOTT
By the marauders it was looked upon as a grand frolic, and owners of missing mats and deluged yards might grumble as they pleased.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Yet, if my Guardian Angel were to ask me, What in the world have you to grumble about?
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
For less than half a minute that straining grumble continued.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
She called to him imperiously, and with a muttered grumble he resumed his pumping.
A GERMAN POMPADOURMARIE HAY
Markham was too happy not to grant and grumble more than ever.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUMBLE

  • bawl
  • bellow
  • clamor
  • cry
  • growl
  • grumble
  • mutter
  • roar
  • snap
  • snarl
  • yell
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.