Definition of gruntled in English:

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gruntled

Pronunciation: /ˈɡrən(t)ld/

adjective

humorous
Pleased, satisfied, and contented.
Example sentences
  • It has been a few years since I had them around so I'm deeply gruntled to have them back.
  • Some of those currently disgruntled may never get gruntled.
  • Sources in the banking industry have leaked the following letter to us, reportedly sent to a bank in the United States by a client who was, in the words of the poet, if not disgruntled, then certainly far from gruntled.

Origin

1930s: back-formation from disgruntled.

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