grunt

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a sound made by a pig
  • verb to make the sound characteristic of a pig.

Construction

  • A slang term for a common laborer or an apprentice lineman.

Food

Slang

  • noun a soldier, an army private. A derogatory term sometimes used ironically by the soldiers themselves, deriving from the supposedly low intelligence and predilection for grumbling of the humble enlisted man or conscript.
  • noun power. The term is used particularly by car enthusiasts to refer to engine power.
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