To harrumph means to make a loud noise of disapproval, or to clear your throat loudly.(verb)
When someone does something you do not approve of and you make a loud grunting noise to show your dissatisfaction, this is an example of a time when you harrumph.
The definition of a harrumph is a loud expression of disapproval or a loud clearing of the throat.(noun)
A loud disapproving sound is an example of a harrumph.
See harrumph in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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intransitive verb har·rumphed, har·rumph·ing, har·rumphs
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