to make peevishly discontented; displease and make sulky
Origin of disgruntledis- + obsolete gruntle, frequentative of grunt
transitive verbdis·grun·tled, dis·grun·tling, dis·grun·tles
To make discontented.
Origin of disgruntledis– + gruntle, to grumble (from Middle English gruntelen, frequentative of grunten, to grunt; see grunt).
(third-person singular simple present disgruntles, present participle disgruntling, simple past and past participle disgruntled)
dis- + gruntle