Russian word of the day: Ворчать

Mar 29, 2018



Verb , imperfective

to grumble, to growl, to grouse, to snarl


  • Он ворча́л что́-то себе́ под нос.

    on var-chál chto-ta see-byá pad nos

    He was grumbling something under his breath.

  • Хва́тит ворча́ть уже́, улыбни́сь!

    hvá-teet var-chát' u-zhé, u-lyb-nées'

    Enough grumbling already, smile!

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Related words and phrases

обижа́ться [a-bee-zhát'-sya] Verb , imperfective
to take offence, to resent
ра́доваться [rá-da-va-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to be happy, to rejoice
весели́ться [vee-see-lée-tsa] Verb , imperfective
to enjoy oneself, to have fun (a good time)
утоми́ть [u-ta-méet'] Verb , perfective
to bore, to tire

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