Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun grunt

3 senses of grunt

Sense 1
grunt, oink -- (the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs)
       => noise -- (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")

Sense 2
grunt -- (an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker; "infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts"; "he went from grunt to chairman in six years")
       => unskilled person -- (a person who lacks technical training)

Sense 3
grunt -- (medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught)
       => percoid fish, percoid, percoidean -- (any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of the order Perciformes)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb grunt

1 sense of grunt

Sense 1
grunt -- (issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise; "He grunted his reluctant approval")
       => utter, emit, let out, let loose -- (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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