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grumble in the gizzard

To be annoyed or unhappy. Primarily heard in US. The outcome of that race left me grumbling in the gizzard—I thought for sure I had bet on the right horse!
See also: gizzard, grumble

grumble about someone or something

to complain about someone or something. What are you grumbling about now? The students were grumbling about the teacher.
See also: grumble

grumble at someone

to complain to someone. Go grumble at someone else. I'm tired of listening. Stop grumbling at me!
See also: grumble
References in classic literature ?
If ever I have laughed with the laughter of the creative lightning, to which the long thunder of the deed followeth, grumblingly, but obediently:
Meanwhile the two gentlemen, each looking very hard at the last shilling grumblingly, as if it might become eighteen-pence if he kept his eyes on it, descended the doorsteps, ascended their carriages, and drove away, leaving Miss Twinkleton on a bonnet-box in tears.
I know many readers will grumblingly protest that they're just not good at math
Considering the fee as excessive, each owner, however, grumblingly paid Rs200 to the department to get his documents scanned and saved.
This year, Istanbul is one, presumably on the grounds of Turkey's EU candidacy, and to the chagrin of those who grumblingly insist that Turkey is not a European country.
Grumblingly, Millen objects to being King James as 'He has to get beaten', but as it unfolds history is rewritten.