refunfuñar
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refunfuñar(
rreh
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foom
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foo
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nyahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to complain)
a. to grumble
¡Deja de refunfuñar! Yo no creo que sea mucho pedir que ordenes tu propio cuarto.Stop grumbling! I don't think it's too much to ask you to tidy your own room.
b. to growl
"¡Baja esa música!", refunfuñó mi padre."Turn that music down!," growled my father.
c. to gripe
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Qué andas refunfuñando por lo bajo?What are you griping about under your breath?
d. to grouch
Mi vecino se pasa el día refunfuñando por esto o aquello.My neighbor is grouching all the time for this or that reason.
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refunfuñar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (general)
a. to grumble
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refunfuñar
intransitive verb
(gruñir) to growl; (quejarse) to grumble;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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