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disgruntle Line breaks: dis|grun¦tle
Pronunciation: /dɪsˈɡrʌnt(ə)l/

Definition of disgruntle in English:


[with object]
Make (someone) angry or dissatisfied: nothing disgruntles anyone more than the feeling they are being cheated
More example sentences
  • There aren't any foreign language soundtracks available on the disc, which could disgruntle some.
  • The car's make-over may disgruntle a few buyers who love Audis precisely because they're not BMWs.
  • This new action-heavy approach threatens to disgruntle hardcore fans of the series.


Mid 17th century: from dis- (as an intensifier) + dialect gruntle 'utter little grunts', from grunt.

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