R immediately falls for Julie, who breathes life into him and even inspires the grunting mute to talk ... and stop eating brains.
So here I am in my requisite Lululemon pants, grunting along to an old hip-hop song at a most ungodly hour.
Wozniacki doesn't approve of grunting, but that didn't stop her from making noise.
Old English grunnettan "to grunt," frequentative of grunian "to grunt," probably imitative (cf. Danish grynte, Old High German grunnizon, German grunzen "to grunt," Latin grunnire "to grunt"). Related: Grunted; grunting.
1550s, from grunt (v.); as a type of fish, from 1713; meaning "infantry soldier" emerged in U.S. military slang during Vietnam War (first recorded in print 1969); used since 1900 of various low-level workers. Grunt work first recorded 1977.