grumbling
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grumbling(
gruhm
-
blihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (complaints)
a. las quejas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I heard some grumbling in the break room about the new schedule.Oí algunas quejas en la sala de descanso sobre el nuevo horario.
2. (noises)
a. los gruñidos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Judging by the grumbling coming from his stomach, he was very hungry.A juzgar por los gruñidos que venían de su estómago, tenía mucha hambre.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to grumbling)
a. quejoso
"I told you I don't like fish," said George in a grumbling voice."Te dije que no me gusta el pescado," dijo George con una voz quejosa.
b. gruñón
If I drink milk, I end up with a grumbling stomach.Si tomo leche, acabo con un estómago gruñón.
c. refunfuñón
After everyone left her, Imelda became a grumbling curmudgeon.Después de que todo el mundo la dejó, Imelda se convirtió en una cascarrabias refunfuñóna.
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grumbling
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la quejas
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a. quejumbroso(a)
3. (medicine)
a.
grumbling appendixdolores intermitentes de apéndice
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grumbling [ˈɡrʌmblɪŋ]
noun
I couldn't stand his constant grumbling no podía soportar que estuviera gruñendo todo el rato
adjective
[+person, tone] gruñón
grumbling sound gruñido (m); a grumbling appendix síntomas (m) de apendicitis
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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