grunting, present participle; grunted, past participle; grunts, 3rd person singular present; grunted, past tense;
(of an animal, esp. a pig) Make a low, short guttural sound
(of a person) Make a low inarticulate sound resembling this, typically to express effort or indicate assent
Graham grunted and heaved as he helped the masons fit a huge slab of stone into place
Utter with a low, short guttural sound
A low, short guttural sound made by an animal or a person
A low-ranking or unskilled soldier or other worker
he went from grunt to senior executive vice-president in less than five years
A common soldier
A dessert made of fruit topped with cookie dough
An edible shoaling fish of tropical inshore waters and coral reefs, able to make a loud noise by grinding its teeth and amplifying the sound in the swim bladder
issue a grunting, low, animal-like noise; "He grunted his reluctant approval"
the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs
an unskilled or low-ranking soldier or other worker; "infantrymen in Vietnam were called grunts"; "he went from grunt to chairman in six years"
medium-sized tropical marine food fishes that utter grunting sounds when caught
Grunt: The Game of Tactical Level Combat in Vietnam was a tactical level board wargame designed by John Young and released by Simulations Publications, Inc. as part of issue #26 of Strategy & Tactics in 1971.
The grunts are a family, Haemulidae, of fishes in the order Perciformes. They are numerous and widespread, with about 150 species in 19 genera, found in tropical fresh, brackish and salt waters around the world. ...
Grunt is a fictional character from the G.I. Joe series. Grunt is an infantryman with the G.I. Joe Team. His real name is Robert W. Graves and he was born in Columbus, Ohio. He graduated from Advanced Infantry Training in the top ten of his class.
The Covenant is a fictional theocratic military alliance of alien races who serve as the main antagonists in the Halo science fiction series. ...
"The Grunt" is a funk instrumental recorded in 1970 by James Brown's band The J.B.'s. It was released as a two-part single on King. Part 1 of the recording was included on The J.B.'s 1972 album Food for Thought. It was one of only two instrumental singles recorded by the original J.B. ...
Grünten (also, Watcher of the Allgaeu) is a mountain of Bavaria, Germany. On the summit (called Wickedhorn) is a Gebirgsjaeger-monument, dedicated to the fallen German mountain troopers. Not far from there, on the lower crest, is a radio tower of the Bavarian Broadcasting Corporation.
A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak; The snorting cry of a pig; A family of Perciformes fish of the family Haemulidae; An infantry soldier. (From the sound he presumably makes when shouldering a pack before starting a road march. ...
(grunting) a sound made by a baby who is having difficulty breathing.
(Grunting) a noise made while breathing indicating respiratory distress.
(Grunting) soft, short sounds that a young infant makes when breathing out. Grunting occurs when a young infant is having trouble breathing.
(Grunting) A very low growl with the mouth closed that accompanies aggressive behaviour.
(Grunting) noise emitted by players through exertion or as a breathing technique as they are hitting the ball.
(GRUNTS) "Just a bunch of grunts at Khe Sahn. How come we don't get no Plaster Casters out here?"
(Grunts) name of the lowest rank in the covenant, Small, insignificant units of the Covenant military. Can use a variety of weapons and vehicles but are extremly vulnerable and cannot function without strong leadership
n. a very difficult climb, requiring use of the granny gear.
The amount of pull generated by a kite when the kite is moving at low speed.
An alien species of the Covenant. They come in 3 different colors! Yucky Yellow, Radish Red, and Slimy Silver. Beware of slimy silver grunts with fuel rods, otherwise, they're cannon fodder that the masterchief mows down effortlessly. All they get is plasma pistols and needlers. ...
(US) A US soldier - sometimes, but not always, specifically refers to an infantryman. Folklore has it that GRUNT was originally an acronym of government reject -- unfit for normal training.
Military slang -- An infantryman, a ground-pounder, a GI, a dogface, a doughboy. This nickname started with the Marines in Vietnam and eventually spread out to mean Army infantry as well.
Glossary of military terms and acronyms.
infantryman. Originally slang for a Marine fighting in Vietnam but later applied to any solder fighting there; a boonierat.