Definition of Gruntled

1. Adjective. (humorous) Satisfied, pleased, contented. ¹



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Definition of Gruntled

1. gruntle [v] - See also: gruntle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gruntled

grunion
grunions
grunsel
grunsels
grunstein and hogness method
grunt
grunt-hoot
grunt work
grunted
grunter
grunters
grunting
gruntingly
gruntings
gruntle
gruntled (current term)
gruntles
gruntlike
gruntling
gruntlings
grunts
gruntwork
grupero
grupetto
grupettos
gruppetto
gruppettos
grushie
grutch
grutched

Literary usage of Gruntled

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1. A History of California: The American Period by Robert Glass Cleland (1922)
"... road1 built gruntled ranchers as a rival to outhern Pacific, the Sante Fe a share of the San Joaquin ..."

2. Thomas Nast: His Period and His Pictures by Albert Bigelow Paine (1904)
"... as dis - gruntled organs, inspired by unworthy motives, and seeking to create a sensation. Yet the Ring became a little uneasy, for it promptly offered ..."

3. The Literature of Roguery by Frank Wadleigh Chandler (1907)
"gruntled rival in the business, Charles Hitchin, whose "True Discovery of the Conduct of Receivers and Thief-Takers" appeared in 1718. ..."

4. Southey's Common-place Book by Robert Southey (1876)
"Our Liturgy translated into Spanish while the match was pending. He advised that the jointure should be in land. 131. The Spaniards were be-gruntled with ..."

5. Thirty Years of New York Politics Up-to-date by Matthew Patrick Breen (1899)
"... gruntled lot of patriots who desired to be leaders, and, as they were not wanted either in Tammany Hall or in th< County Democracy, held a sort of ..."

6. American Chambers of Commerce by Kenneth Montague Sturges (1915)
"gruntled and renewed it in annual reports until 1862, when as a compromise they were given two additional members, bringing the number up to seven. ..."

7. Anecdotes of the English Language: Chiefly Regarding the Local Dialect of by Samuel Pegge, Francis Grose (1814)
"... of Manchester being made a prisoner in the house of his daughter the Countess of Rutland, the writer says, the lady was much " dis- " gruntled" at it. ..."

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