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Definition 1: medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught - [noun denoting animal]

(grunt is a kind of ...) any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes

(... is a kind of grunt ) dusky grey food fish found from Louisiana and Florida southward

(... is a kind of grunt ) black and gold grunt found from Bermuda to Caribbean to Brazil

(... is a kind of grunt ) a grunt found from Florida to Brazil and Gulf of Mexico

(... is a kind of grunt ) of warm Atlantic waters

(... is a kind of grunt ) found off the West Indies and Florida

(... is a kind of grunt ) a kind of grunt

(... is a kind of grunt ) a grunt with a red mouth that is found from Florida to Brazil

(... is a kind of grunt ) found from Long Island southward

(... is a member of grunt) grunts

Definition 2: the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for grunt in the sense of this definition

(grunt 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: an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker - [noun denoting person]

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

  • infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts
  • he went from grunt to chairman in six years

(grunt is a kind of ...) a person who lacks technical training

Definition 4: issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise - [verb of communication]

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

  • He grunted his reluctant approval

(grunt is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

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