How to use Grumbling in a sentence
As usual, her stomach was grumbling for food.
The work by which he is known is the Fable of the Bees, published first in 1705 under the title of The Grumbling Hive, or Knaves Turn'd Honest (two hundred doggerel couplets).
Vinnie paced up and down, grumbling like a bear on the first day of spring.
These were primarily (and compulsorily) censored by military censors on the field, but they all came through the Press Bureau, which occasionally exercised a super-censorship. The methods adopted caused constant grumbling and discontent.
Between the two extremes stood the discontented Moderates, who indulged freely in grumbling without knowing how the unsatisfactory state of things was to be remedied.Advertisement
Your army is grumbling.
If you attempt to brake and you notice that there's a low grumbling or grinding noise coming from your wheels, you should try to take your car to the nearest auto mechanic as soon as possible.
It was generally observed but with much grumbling and denunciation of the chairman of the Committee, Mr. George Creel, as a " censor."
In spite of his customary grumbling to the contrary, Dean felt an unusual void in not sharing his findings with his stepfather.
They walked to the music room with Jackson grumbling "glutton for punishment" and "own worst enemy," under his breath.Advertisement
Mike obeyed, and they walked through the myriad of tunnels until Elise began grumbling about the distance and Brady became disoriented.
No wonder Peter was exhorting the brethren to offer hospitality without grumbling!
This latest entry may have some grumbling since Fatone danced his way into teenagers' hearts when he performed with 'N Sync.
It was over this Sicilian scheme, the crowning folly of the king, that public opinion at last grew so hot that the intermittent criticism and grumbling of the baronage and the nation passed into vigorous and masterful action.
The fairies promised obedience, and were off in a twinkling, dragging the heavy jars and vases along after them as well as they could, now and then grumbling a little at having such a hard task, for they were idle fairies and loved to play better than to work.Advertisement
He informed Dean the climbers, who were due to check out later, had left for the ice park, grumbling at the heavy accumulation of snow which was abating to a last-ditch flurry after depositing thirty inches of fluffy white.
The fairies promised obedience and soon started on their journey, dragging the great glass jars and vases along, as well as they could, and now and then grumbling a little at having such hard work to do, for they were idle fairies, and liked play better than work.
There an old maidservant was grumbling at a young girl who stood panting, having just run in through the cold from the serfs' quarters.
After much delay and grumbling he fulfilled his bargain with Leopold and gave up Schwiebus in 1695.
His disappointed ambition prompted him to take the step for which his countrymen were longing, for they too were grumbling at the withdrawal of the "presents," in other words the veiled ransom-money, which for many years they had been accustomed to receive.Advertisement
Though she blamed herself for it, she could not refrain from grumbling at and worrying Sonya, often pulling her up without reason, addressing her stiffly as "my dear," and using the formal "you" instead of the intimate "thou" in speaking to her.
He paced the Bird Song nest, glancing at his watch every thirty seconds and grumbling about time being money on his Internet auctions.