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synonyms for grumbler

  • bear
  • bellyacher
  • bug
  • complainer
  • crab
  • crank
  • crosspatch
  • curmudgeon
  • faultfinder
  • growler
  • grump
  • kicker
  • malcontent
  • moaner
  • murmurer
  • mutterer
  • sorehead
  • sourpuss
  • whiner
  • griper
  • grouser
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How to use grumbler in a sentence

However, I have not served my king fifty years to turn grumbler at this time of life.
LAVENGROGEORGE BORROW
Warrington, the grumbler, growled out that Pen was becoming such a puppy, that soon there would be no bearing him.
A HISTORY OF PENDENNIS, VOLUME 1WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Stacy Brown proved the only grumbler in the lot, declaring that he could not sleep a wink on such a bed as that.
THE PONY RIDER BOYS IN TEXASFRANK GEE PATCHIN
"But we haven't got a tent, and our grub is pretty skimpy, say what you will," the grumbler went on to protest.
STORM-BOUNDALAN DOUGLAS
And thus it went on in a circle without means of stopping the old grumbler.
HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
It was with a good deal of difficulty that we got old Jaaf up again; for, though a famous grumbler, he was not much of an orator.
THE CHAINBEARERJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Dr. Kirsten, it would appear, is either a natural and habitual grumbler, or a paid hireling.
THE INTERNATIONAL MONTHLY, VOLUME 4, NO. 4, NOVEMBER 1, 1851VARIOUS
The grumbler grows to be a pessimist; he says disagreeable things; he makes his friends feel ill at ease.
DOLLARS AND SENSECOL. WM. C. HUNTER
She lost interest in the "Grumbler," and I am afraid her mind wandered as she read aloud.
A LITTLE GIRL OF LONG AGOAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
She became an austere grumbler, forever pricking her sweet-tempered lord with a tireless little bodkin of reproach.
AN AMBITIOUS WOMANEDGAR FAWCETT
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WORDS RELATED TO GRUMBLER

  • crab
  • crybaby
  • faultfinder
  • fusser
  • grouch
  • growler
  • grumbler
  • grump
  • moaner
  • sniveler
  • whiner
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