a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining
Derivationally related forms:
squawk (for: ↑squawker), ↑grumble, ↑bellyache (for: ↑bellyacher), ↑snivel (for: ↑sniveller), ↑moan (for: ↑moaner), ↑complain (for: ↑complainer), ↑whine (for: ↑whiner)
Hyponyms: ↑kvetch

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  • Grumbler — Grum bler, n. One who grumbles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grumbler — index malcontent Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • grumbler — n. a chronic, constant grumbler * * * [ grʌmblə] constant grumbler a chronic …   Combinatory dictionary

  • grumbler — grumble ► VERB 1) complain or protest in a bad tempered but muted way. 2) make a low rumbling sound. 3) (grumbling) (of an internal organ) giving intermittent discomfort. ► NOUN ▪ an instance of grumbling; a complaint. DERIVATIVES grumbler …   English terms dictionary

  • grumbler — noun see grumble …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • grumbler — See grumble. * * * …   Universalium

  • grumbler — noun A person who persistently grumbles; a complainer …   Wiktionary

  • grumbler — Synonyms and related words: bellyacher, complainant, complainer, crab, crank, croaker, crosspatch, faultfinder, frondeur, griper, grouch, grouser, growler, kicker, kvetch, malcontent, murmurer, mutterer, querulous person, reactionary, reactionist …   Moby Thesaurus

  • grumbler — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun A person who habitually complains or grumbles: complainer, crab, faultfinder, grouch, growler, grump, murmurer, mutterer, whiner. Informal: crank, griper, grouser. Slang: bellyacher, sorehead, sourpuss. See HAPPY …   English dictionary for students

  • grumbler — grum·bler || grÊŒmblÉ™(r) n. complainer, one who grumbles …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grumbler — n. Murmurer, complainer, croaker, censurer, fault finder, growler …   New dictionary of synonyms

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