Grunt may refer to:

* a deep guttural sound
** death grunt, the death metal singing style
* slang for an infantryman
* fish of the family Haemulidae
* Grunt sculpin, the only member of the fish family Rhamphocottidae
* Grunt (G.I. Joe), an infantryman in the G.I. Joe universe
* "The Grunt", a 1970 instrumental recording by The J.B.'s
* Grunt (board wargame), a 1971 tactical wargame
* a dessert comprised of stewed or baked fruit covered with a rolled biscuit or cookie dough and baked. Certain grunts called "slumps" are similarly made but inverted before serving, so that the crust is on the bottom.

In games

Many games use the "simple soldier" meaning:

* a Covenant enemy in the "Halo" series
* a Warcraft orcish warrior
* the simplest unit in the video game Z

See also

* Gruntz, a puzzle/strategy game
* "Grunts" (novel), a fantasy by Mary Gentle
* "Grunts" (film), a gay pornographic film
* "Grunts" (comics), a comic book mini-series by Keith Giffen

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  • grunt — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż I, D. u, Mc. gruntncie; lm M. y || a {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} uprawiana lub nadająca się do uprawy wierzchnia warstwa ziemi; ziemia uprawna, gleba, rola : {{/stl 7}}{{stl… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • grunt — [grunt] vi. [ME grunten < OE grunnettan (akin to Ger grunzen), freq. of grunian, to grunt < IE * gru , echoic > L grunnire] 1. to make the short, deep, hoarse sound of a hog 2. to make a sound like this, as in annoyance, contempt, effort …   English World dictionary

  • Grunt — (gr[u^]nt), n. 1. A deep, guttural sound, as of a hog. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of several species of American food fishes, of the genus {H[ae]mulon}, allied to the snappers, as, the black grunt ({A. Plumieri}), and the redmouth grunt …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grunt — grunt·er; grunt·ling; grunt; grunt·ing·ly; …   English syllables

  • Grunt — (gr[u^]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grunting}.] [OE. grunten; akin to As. grunian, G. grunzen, Dan. grynte, Sw. grymta; all prob. of imitative; or perh. akin to E. groan.] To make a deep, short noise, as a hog; to utter a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grunt|er — «GRUHN tuhr», noun. 1. a person or animal that grunts, especially a hog. 2. = grunt (def. 3). (Cf. ↑grunt) …   Useful english dictionary

  • grunt — inter. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} spec. nel linguaggio dei fumetti, esprime disappunto, rabbia repressa e sim.; anche s.m.inv {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: der. di (to) grunt grugnire …   Dizionario italiano

  • grunt — grȕnt m <N mn grùntovi> DEFINICIJA reg. zemljišna parcela; posjed [grunt pogodan za gradnju] ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Grund …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • grunt to — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}{coś} pot. {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} z naciskiem: coś jest najważniejsze, podstawowe, zasadnicze : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Grunt to dobre samopoczucie. {{/stl 10}} …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • grunt — ► VERB 1) (of an animal, especially a pig) make a low, short guttural sound. 2) make a low inarticulate sound to express effort or indicate assent. ► NOUN 1) a grunting sound. 2) informal, chiefly N. Amer. a low ranking soldier or worker.… …   English terms dictionary

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