The sign that said "Women do it better" (whatever that means, grumbled a male correspondent, baffled).
Many former social secretaries were taken aback and grumbled discreetly among themselves.
For years a number of prominent conservative leaders have grumbled privately about the mentality that has taken hold of the GOP.
But at intermission during a recent preview performance, the man next to me grumbled that he had no idea what was going on.
Users grumbled, the Internet grumbled, and even the Apple-loving media grumbled.
“Might just as well have said ‘yes’ to you, though,” grumbled Daygo.
"The less reason, then, for her being a thief," Gilder grumbled in his heaviest voice.
It will take us the rest of the day to do that experimenting, grumbled George.
"I wish to goodness you had that picture done," grumbled Chip.
When it's plenty I should ha' thought we might ha' saved a bit,' grumbled the eldest.
1580s, from Middle French grommeler "mutter between the teeth" or directly from Middle Dutch grommelen "murmur, mutter, grunt," from grommen "to rumble, growl." Imitative, or perhaps akin to grim. Related: Grumbled; grumbling.
1620s, from grumble (v.).