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English definition of “grunt”

grunt

verb [I]  /ɡrʌnt/ us  
to make a short, low noise, esp. in surprise, pain, or pleasure, or to show that you do not want to talk: I tried to start a conversation, but he just grunted and continued reading.
grunt
noun [C]  /ɡrʌnt/ us  
The weightlifter raised the bar over his head with a grunt.
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