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Grrr

sound symbolism noun
Used to show feelings of disgust or anger.
 
This term is used at the beginning or at the end of a remark. The remark is an unpleasing one and will generally be a problem that the person has. "Grrr, I still have to go shopping after cleaning the house" "I still have to go shopping after cleaning the house, grrr"
Etymology : Onomatopoeia. Resembling a tiger's growl. A growl is intended to induce fear and can show anger in an animal. This growl by humans may have developed from a scoff.
Source : Speaking with the socials coordinators before our meeting. Grrrrrr, I need to do my mech problem set after the meeting. [Late October, 2013]
Last modified: 12 December 2013


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