from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who grumbles or murmurs; one who complains or expresses discontent.
  • noun A fish of the family Triglidæ; a gurnard: so called from its making a grumbling noise while struggling to disengage itself from the hook.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who grumbles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person who persistently grumbles; a complainer

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining


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