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Definition 1: a complaint uttered in a low and indistinct tone - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for grumbling in the sense of this definition

(grumbling is a kind of ...) an expression of grievance or resentment

Definition 2: a loud low dull continuous noise - [noun denoting event]

Samples where grumbling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they heard the rumbling of thunder

Synonyms for grumbling in the sense of this definition

(grumbling is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 3: continuous full and low-pitched throbbing sound - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where grumbling or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the rumbling rolling sound of thunder

Synonyms for grumbling in the sense of this definition

(grumbling is similar to ...) (of sound) having marked deepness and body

"full tones" "a full voice"

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