- ADJ-GRADED: oft ADJ by/at/over nIf you are disgruntled, you are cross and dissatisfied because things have not happened the way that you wanted them to happen.
Disgruntled employees recently called for his resignation...
Party members are disgruntled at the way the campaign is being handled.Syn:
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disgruntled — index disappointed Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
disgruntled — pp. adj. from DISGRUNTLE (Cf. disgruntle) … Etymology dictionary
disgruntled — [adj] unhappy; critical annoyed, bad tempered, bellyaching*, crabbing*, crabby, cranky, disappointed, discontent, discontented, displeased, dissatisfied, griping, grouchy, grousing, grumpy, irritable, irritated, kicking, kvetching*, malcontent,… … New thesaurus
disgruntled — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ angry or dissatisfied. DERIVATIVES disgruntlement noun. ORIGIN from dialect gruntle «utter little grunts, grumble» … English terms dictionary
disgruntled — adj. disgruntled at, over, with * * * [dɪs grʌntld] over with disgruntled at … Combinatory dictionary
disgruntled — /dis grun tld/, adj. displeased and discontented; sulky; peevish: Her disgruntled husband refused to join us. [DISGRUNTLE + ED2] Syn. grouchy, testy, sullen, grumpy, dissatisfied. * * * … Universalium
disgruntled — adj. Disgruntled is used with these nouns: ↑employee … Collocations dictionary
disgruntled — dis|grun|tled [dısˈgrʌntld] adj [Date: 1600 1700; Origin: gruntle to complain (15 19 centuries), from grunt] annoyed or disappointed, especially because things have not happened in the way that you wanted ▪ a disgruntled client … Dictionary of contemporary English
disgruntled — adjective annoyed, unhappy, and disappointed, especially because things have not happened in the way that you wanted: a disgruntled client … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
disgruntled — adjective poor service was the primary complaint of these disgruntled customers Syn: dissatisfied, discontented, aggrieved, resentful, fed up, displeased, unhappy, disappointed, disaffected; angry, irate, annoyed, cross, exasperated, indignant,… … Thesaurus of popular words