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grumble

verb [I] uk   /ˈɡrʌm.bl̩/ us  
to complain about someone or something in an annoyed way: She spent the evening grumbling to me about her job. [+ speech] "You never hang your coat up," she grumbled. If your stomach grumbles, it makes a low, continuous noise, usually because you are hungry.
grumbler
noun [C] uk   /-blər/ us    /-blɚ/
a person who complains a lot

grumble

noun [C usually plural] uk   /ˈɡrʌm.bl̩/ us  
a complaint: If I hear any more grumbles about the food, you can do the cooking yourself!
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