Grunt vs Growled - What's the difference?

grunt | growled |


As verbs the difference between grunt and growled

is that grunt is to make a grunt or grunts while growled is (growl).

As a noun grunt

is a short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.

grunt

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A short, snorting sound, often to show disapproval, or used as a reply when one is reluctant to speak.
  • The snorting cry of a pig.
  • Any fish of the perciform family Haemulidae.
  • (label) An infantry soldier. (From the verb, just like all the other senses.)
  • Derived terms

    * grunt boy * grunt work

    Verb

    (en verb) * Frequentative: gruntle
  • To make a grunt or grunts.
  • * Shakespeare
  • To make a grunt or grunts.
  • To break wind; to fart.
  • References

    ---- ==Norwegian Bokmål==

    Adjective

    (head)
  • ----

    growled

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (growl)

  • growl

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l) (dialectal) * (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The deep, threatening sound made in the throat by an animal; a grumbling sound.
  • The sound made by a hungry stomach.
  • Derived terms

    * death growl

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To utter a deep guttural sound, as an angry animal; to give forth an angry, grumbling sound.
  • The dog growled at me as I walked past.
  • To express (something) by growling.
  • The old man growled his displeasure at the postman.
  • (software) To send a user a message via the software library.