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gridlock
noun Date: 1980 1. a traffic jam in which a grid of intersecting streets is so completely congested that no vehicular movement is possible 2. a situation resembling ...
grief
noun Etymology: Middle English gref, from Anglo-French gref, grief injustice, calamity, from gref, adjective heavy, grievous, from Vulgar Latin *grevis, alteration of Latin ...
Grieg
biographical name Edvard Hagerup 1843-1907 Norwegian composer
grievance
noun Date: 14th century 1. obsolete suffering, distress 2. a cause of distress (as an unsatisfactory working condition) felt to afford reason for complaint or resistance ...
grievant
noun Date: 1958 one who submits a grievance for arbitration
grieve
verb (grieved; grieving) Etymology: Middle English greven, from Anglo-French grever, from Latin gravare to burden, from gravis heavy, grave; akin to Greek barys heavy, Sanskrit ...
Grieve
biographical name Christopher Murray — see Hugh MacDiarmid
griever
noun see grieve
grievous
adjective Date: 13th century 1. causing or characterized by severe pain, suffering, or sorrow 2. oppressive, onerous 3. serious, grave • grievously adverb • ...
grievously
adverb see grievous
grievousness
noun see grievous
griffin
or griffon; also gryphon noun Etymology: Middle English griffon, from Anglo-French grif, griffun, from Latin gryphus, from Greek gryp-, gryps Date: 14th century a mythical ...
Griffin
I. biographical name Walter Burley 1876-1937 American architect II. geographical name city W central Georgia population 23,451
Griffith
I. biographical name Arthur 1872-1922 Irish journalist & nationalist II. biographical name D(avid Lewelyn) W(ark) 1875-1948 American motion-picture producer & director
griffon
noun Etymology: French, literally, griffin Date: 1882 1. Brussels griffon 2. wirehaired pointing griffon
grift
verb Etymology: grift, noun, perhaps alteration of graft Date: 1915 transitive verb to obtain (money) illicitly (as in a confidence game) intransitive verb to acquire ...
grifter
noun see grift
grig
noun Etymology: Middle English grege Date: 1566 a lively lighthearted usually small or young person
Grignard
biographical name (François-Auguste-) Victor 1871-1935 French chemist
grigri
variant of gris-gris
grill
I. transitive verb Date: 1668 1. to broil on a grill; also to fry or toast on a griddle 2. a. to torment as if by broiling b. to question intensely • griller ...
grillage
noun Etymology: French, from griller to supply with grillwork, from gril Date: 1776 1. a framework of timber or steel for support in marshy or treacherous soil 2. a ...
grille
or grill noun Etymology: French grille, from Old French graille, from Latin craticula, diminutive of cratis wickerwork — more at hurdle Date: 1686 1. a grating forming a ...
griller
noun see grill I
Grillparzer
biographical name Franz 1791-1872 Austrian dramatist & poet
grillroom
noun Date: 1883 grill 3
grillwork
noun Date: 1896 work constituting or resembling a grille
grilse
noun (plural grilse) Etymology: Middle English grills Date: 15th century a young Atlantic salmon returning to its native river to spawn for the first time after one winter ...
grim
adjective (grimmer; grimmest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grimm; akin to Old High German grimm fierce, Greek chremetizein to neigh Date: before 12th century 1. ...
grim reaper
noun Usage: often capitalized G&R Date: circa 1927 death especially when personified as a man or skeleton with a scythe
grimace
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French, alteration of grimache, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English grīma mask Date: 1651 a facial expression usually of disgust, ...
grimacer
noun see grimace
grimalkin
noun Etymology: gray + malkin Date: 1630 a domestic cat; especially an old female cat
grime
noun Etymology: Middle Dutch grime soot, mask; akin to Old English grīma mask Date: 14th century soot, smut, or dirt adhering to or embedded in a surface; broadly ...
griminess
noun see grimy
grimly
adverb see grim
Grimm
biographical name Jacob 1785-1863 & his brother Wilhelm 1786-1859 German philologists & folklorists
Grimm's law
noun Etymology: Jacob Grimm Date: 1838 a statement in historical linguistics: Proto-Indo-European voiceless stops became Proto-Germanic voiceless fricatives (as in Greek ...
grimness
noun see grim
Grimsby
geographical name port E England near mouth of the Humber population 92,147
grimy
adjective (grimier; -est) Date: 1612 full of or covered with grime ; dirty • griminess noun
grin
intransitive verb (grinned; grinning) Etymology: Middle English grennen, from Old English grennian; akin to Old High German grennen to snarl Date: before 12th century to draw ...
grinch
noun Etymology: from the Grinch, character in the children's story How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957) by Dr. Seuss (Theodor Geisel) Date: 1977 killjoy, spoilsport
grind
I. verb (ground; grinding) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grindan; akin to Latin frendere to crush, grind Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to ...
grind house
noun Date: 1927 an often shabby movie theater having continuous showings especially of pornographic or violent films
grind out
transitive verb Date: 1868 to produce in a mechanical way
Grindelwald
geographical name valley & village central Switzerland in Bern canton in the Berner Alpen E of Interlaken
grinder
noun Date: 14th century 1. a. molar b. plural teeth 2. one that grinds 3. a machine or device for grinding 4. submarine 2 5. an athlete who succeeds through hard ...
grindingly
adverb see grind I
grindstone
noun Date: 13th century 1. millstone 1 2. a flat circular stone of natural sandstone that revolves on an axle and is used for grinding, shaping, or smoothing
gringo
noun (plural gringos) Etymology: Spanish, alteration of griego Greek, stranger, from Latin Graecus Greek Date: 1849 often disparaging a foreigner in Spain or Latin America ...
grinner
noun see grin
grinningly
adverb see grin
griot
noun Etymology: French Date: 1820 any of a class of musician-entertainers of western Africa whose performances include tribal histories and genealogies; broadly storyteller
grip
I. transitive verb (gripped; gripping) Etymology: Middle English grippen, from Old English grippan; akin to Old English grīpan Date: before 12th century 1. to seize or hold ...
gripe
I. verb (griped; griping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grīpan; akin to Old High German grīfan to grasp, Lithuanian griebti Date: before 12th century ...
griper
noun see gripe I
gripman
noun Date: 1886 a cable car operator
grippe
noun Etymology: French, literally, seizure Date: 1776 an acute febrile contagious virus disease; especially influenza 1
gripper
noun see grip I
grippingly
adverb see grip I
gripsack
noun Date: 1877 suitcase
Griqualand West
geographical name district NW Republic of South Africa in NE Northern Cape N of Orange River; chief town Kimberley
Gris
biographical name Juan 1887-1927 José Victoriano González Spanish painter in France
gris-gris
also grigri noun (plural gris-gris; also grigri) Etymology: French Date: 1698 an amulet or incantation used chiefly by people of black African ancestry
Gris-Nez, Cape
geographical name headland N France projecting into Strait of Dover
grisaille
noun Etymology: French, from gris gray, from Middle French — more at grizzle Date: 1848 decoration in tones of a single color and especially gray designed to produce a ...
Griselda
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Italian Date: 14th century a woman of humble origins in medieval legend who endures tests of wifely patience laid on her by her ...
griseofulvin
noun Etymology: New Latin griseofulvum, specific epithet of Penicillium griseofulvum, mold from which it is obtained Date: 1939 an antibiotic C17H17ClO6 used systematically ...
grisette
noun Etymology: French, grisette, cheap unbleached cloth, from gris Date: 1723 1. a young French working-class woman 2. a young woman combining part-time prostitution with ...
grisliness
noun see grisly
grisly
adjective (grislier; -est) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grislic, from gris- (akin to Old English āgrīsan to fear); akin to Old High German grīsenlīh ...
Grisons
geographical name — see graubunden
grist
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grīst; akin to Old English grindan to grind Date: before 12th century 1. a. grain or a batch of grain for grinding b. ...
gristle
noun Etymology: Middle English gristil, from Old English gristle; akin to Middle Low German gristel gristle Date: before 12th century cartilage; broadly tough cartilaginous, ...
gristliness
noun see gristly
gristly
adjective (gristlier; -est) Date: 14th century consisting of or containing gristle • gristliness noun
gristmill
noun Date: 1602 a mill for grinding grain
grit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English grete, from Old English grēot; akin to Old High German grioz sand Date: before 12th century 1. a. sand, gravel b. a hard sharp ...
grith
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse, security Date: before 12th century peace, security, or sanctuary imposed or guaranteed in early medieval ...
grits
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: perhaps partly from 1grit, partly from dialect grit coarse meal, from Old English grytt; akin to Old English ...
grittily
adverb see gritty
grittiness
noun see gritty
gritty
adjective (grittier; -est) Date: 1598 1. containing or resembling grit 2. courageously persistent ; plucky 3. having strong qualities of tough uncompromising realism ...
grizzle
I. noun Etymology: Middle English grisel, adjective, gray, from Anglo-French, from gris, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German grīs gray Date: 1601 1. archaic gray ...
grizzled
adjective Date: 15th century sprinkled or streaked with gray ; graying ; also having gray hair
grizzly
adjective (grizzlier; -est) Date: 1594 grizzled
grizzly bear
noun Date: 1791 a very large brown bear (Ursus arctos) found from the northwestern United States to Alaska — called also grizzly
gro
abbreviation gross
groan
verb Etymology: Middle English gronen, from Old English grānian; akin to Old High German grīnan to growl Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to utter a deep ...
groaner
noun Date: 1795 1. one that groans 2. a stale or corny joke, observation, or story
groat
I. noun Etymology: Middle English grotes, plural, from Old English grotan, plural of grot; akin to Old English grēot grit Date: 12th century 1. usually plural but singular or ...
grocer
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French groser wholesaler, from gros coarse, wholesale — more at gross Date: 15th century a dealer in staple foodstuffs, meats, ...
grocery
noun (plural -ceries) Date: 15th century 1. plural commodities sold by a grocer — usually sing. in Brit. usage 2. a grocer's store
Grodno
or Hrodna or Hrodno geographical name city W Belarus on the Neman population 284,800
Grofé
biographical name Ferde 1892-1972 American conductor & composer
grog
noun Etymology: Old Grog, nickname of Edward Vernon died 1757 English admiral responsible for diluting the sailors' rum Date: 1756 1. alcoholic liquor; especially liquor ...
groggily
adverb see groggy
grogginess
noun see groggy
groggy
adjective (groggier; -est) Etymology: grog Date: 1832 weak and unsteady on the feet or in action • groggily adverb • grogginess noun
grogram
noun Etymology: Middle French gros grain coarse texture Date: 1562 a coarse loosely woven fabric of silk, silk and mohair, or silk and wool — compare grosgrain
grogshop
noun Date: 1790 chiefly British a usually low-class barroom
groin
I. noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English grynde, from Old English, abyss; akin to Old English grund ground Date: circa 1532 1. the fold or depression marking the ...
grok
transitive verb (grokked; grokking) Etymology: coined by Robert A. Heinlein died 1988 American author Date: 1961 to understand profoundly and intuitively
Grolier de Servières
biographical name Jean 1479-1565 Vicomte d'Aguisy French bibliophile
grommet
noun Etymology: obsolete French gormette curb of a bridle Date: 1626 1. a flexible loop that serves as a fastening, support, or reinforcement 2. an eyelet of firm material ...
gromwell
noun Etymology: Middle English gromil, from Anglo-French grumel, gromel Date: 14th century any of a genus (Lithospermum) of plants of the borage family having smooth glossy ...
Gromyko
biographical name Andrey Andreyevich 1909-1989 Russian economist & diplomat; president of U.S.S.R. (1985-88)
Groningen
geographical name 1. province NE Netherlands area 934 square miles (2419 square kilometers), population 555,397 2. city, its capital population 169,387
groom
I. noun Etymology: Middle English grom Date: 14th century 1. archaic man, fellow 2. a. (1) archaic manservant (2) one of several officers of the English royal ...
groomer
noun Date: circa 1890 one who grooms (as dogs)
groomsman
noun Date: 1698 a male friend who attends a bridegroom at his wedding
Groote
biographical name Gerhard 1340-1384 Gerardus Magnus Dutch religious reformer
groove
I. noun Etymology: Middle English grove pit, cave, from Middle Dutch groeve; akin to Old High German gruoba pit, cave, Old English grafan to dig — more at grave Date: 1659 ...
groover
noun see groove II
groovy
adjective (groovier; -est) Date: circa 1937 1. marvelous, wonderful, excellent 2. hip, trendy
grope
verb (groped; groping) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grāpian; akin to Old English grīpan to seize Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. to feel ...
groper
noun see grope
Gropius
biographical name Walter 1883-1969 American (German-born) architect
Gropper
biographical name William 1897-1977 American artist
Gros Morne National Park
geographical name reservation Canada in Newfoundland
Gros Ventre
geographical name river 100 miles (161 kilometers) W Wyoming flowing W into Snake River
grosbeak
noun Etymology: part translation of French grosbec, from gros thick + bec beak Date: circa 1678 any of several finches (especially families Cardinalidae and Fringillidae) of ...
groschen
noun (plural groschen) Etymology: German Date: 1925 a former Austrian monetary unit equal to 1/100 schilling
grosgrain
noun Etymology: French gros grain coarse texture Date: 1868 a strong close-woven corded fabric usually of silk or rayon and often with cotton filler — compare grogram
gross
I. adjective Etymology: Middle English grosse, from Anglo-French & Late Latin; Anglo-French gros large, thick, whole, from Late Latin grossus coarse Date: 14th century 1. ...
gross anatomy
noun Date: 1888 a branch of anatomy that deals with the macroscopic structure of tissues and organs
gross domestic product
noun Date: 1970 the gross national product excluding the value of net income earned abroad
gross national product
noun Date: 1947 the total value of the goods and services produced by the residents of a nation during a specified period (as a year)
gross out
transitive verb Date: 1965 to offend, insult, or disgust by something gross
gross ton
noun Date: circa 1923 long ton
gross-out
noun Usage: often attributive Date: circa 1968 something inspiring disgust or distaste
grosser
noun see gross III
Grossglockner
geographical name mountain 12,457 feet (3797 meters) SW Austria; highest in the Hohe Tauern & in Austria
grossly
adverb see gross I
grossness
noun see gross I
grosso modo
foreign term Etymology: Italian roughly
grossular
noun Etymology: New Latin Grossularia, genus name of the gooseberry Date: 1819 a variety of garnet that is most commonly green and consists of calcium aluminum silicate
grossularite
noun Etymology: German Grossularit, from New Latin Grossularia Date: circa 1847 grossular
Grosvenor
biographical name Gilbert Hovey 1875-1966 American geographer & editor
Grosz
biographical name George 1893-1959 American (German-born) painter
grosz
noun see groszy
grosze
noun see groszy
groszy
also grosz or grosze noun (plural groszy) Etymology: Polish Date: 1916 — see zloty at money table
grot
noun Etymology: Middle French grotte, from Italian grotta Date: 1506 grotto
Grote
biographical name George 1794-1871 English historian
grotesque
I. noun Etymology: Middle French & Old Italian; Middle French, from Old Italian (pittura) grottesca, literally, cave painting, feminine of grottesco of a cave, from grotta ...
grotesquely
adverb see grotesque II
grotesqueness
noun see grotesque II
grotesquerie
also grotesquery noun (plural -ries) Etymology: grotesque + French -erie -ery Date: circa 1666 1. something that is grotesque 2. the quality or state of being grotesque ; ...
grotesquery
noun see grotesquerie
Grotius
biographical name Hugo 1583-1645 Huigh de Groot Dutch jurist & statesman
Groton
geographical name town SE Connecticut E of New London population 39,907
grotto
noun (plural grottoes; also grottos) Etymology: Italian grotta, grotto, from Latin crypta cavern, crypt Date: 1617 1. cave 2. an artificial recess or structure made to ...
grotty
adjective (grottier; -est) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1964 chiefly British wretchedly shabby ; of poor quality; also filthy, gross
grouch
noun Etymology: probably alteration of grutch grudge; from Middle English grucche, grugge, from grucchen — more at grudge Date: circa 1895 1. a. a fit of bad temper b. ...
grouchily
adverb see grouchy
grouchiness
noun see grouchy
grouchy
adjective (grouchier; -est) Date: circa 1895 given to grumbling ; peevish • grouchily adverb • grouchiness noun
Grouchy
biographical name Emmanuel 1766-1847 Marquis de Grouchy French general
ground
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grund; akin to Old High German grunt ground Date: before 12th century 1. a. the bottom of a ...
ground ball
noun Date: 1857 a batted baseball that bounds or rolls along the ground
ground bass
noun Date: 1696 a short bass passage continually repeated below constantly changing melody and harmony
ground beetle
noun Date: 1848 any of a large cosmopolitan family (Carabidae) of soil-inhabiting usually carnivorous often shiny black or metallic beetles commonly having fused elytra
ground cloth
noun Date: 1931 a waterproof sheet placed on the ground for protection (as of a sleeping bag) against soil moisture
ground cover
noun Date: 1900 1. the small plants on a forest floor except young trees 2. a. a planting of low plants (as ivy) that covers the ground in place of turf b. a plant ...
ground crew
noun Date: 1934 the mechanics and technicians who maintain and service an airplane
ground floor
noun Date: 1601 1. the floor of a building most nearly on a level with the ground — compare first floor 2. a favorable position or privileged opportunity usually obtained ...
ground glass
noun Date: 1848 glass with a light-diffusing surface produced by etching or abrading
ground ivy
noun Date: 14th century a trailing European mint (Glechoma hederacea) naturalized in North America with rounded leaves and purplish flowers
ground level
noun see ground state
ground loop
noun Date: 1928 a sharp uncontrollable turn made by an aircraft on the ground and usually caused by an unbalanced drag (as from a wingtip touching the ground)
ground meristem
noun Date: 1938 the part of a primary apical meristem remaining after differentiation of protoderm and procambium
ground pine
noun Date: 1551 1. a yellow-flowered European bugle (Ajuga chamaepitys) with a resinous odor 2. any of several club mosses (especially Lycopodium clavatum and L. ...
ground plan
noun Date: 1731 1. a plan of a floor of a building as distinguished from an elevation 2. a first or basic plan
ground rent
noun Date: 1667 the rent paid by a lessee for the use of land especially for building
ground rule
noun Date: 1890 1. a sports rule adopted to modify play on a particular field, court, or course 2. a rule of procedure
ground sloth
noun Date: 1860 any of various often huge extinct American edentates related to the recent sloths
ground speed
noun Date: 1917 the speed (as of an airplane) with relation to the ground — compare airspeed
ground squirrel
noun Date: 1688 any of various burrowing North American and Eurasian rodents (especially genus Spermophilus) of the squirrel family that often live in colonies especially in ...
ground state
noun Date: 1926 the state of a physical system (as of an atomic nucleus or an atom) having the least energy of all the possible states — called also ground level
ground stroke
noun Date: 1895 a stroke made (as in tennis) by hitting a ball that has rebounded from the ground — compare volley
ground substance
noun Date: 1882 a more or less homogeneous matrix in which the specific differentiated elements of a system are suspended: a. the intercellular substance of tissues b. ...
ground swell
noun see groundswell 1
ground wave
noun Date: 1925 a radio wave that is propagated along the surface of the earth
ground zero
noun Date: 1946 1. the point directly above, below, or at which a nuclear explosion occurs 2. the center or origin of rapid, intense, or violent activity or change; broadly ...
ground-cherry
noun Date: 1807 any of various chiefly New World herbs (genus Physalis) of the nightshade family with pulpy fruits in papery husks; also the fruit of the ground-cherry
ground-effect machine
noun Etymology: from the lift provided by compression of air between the vehicle and the ground Date: 1962 hovercraft
groundbreaker
noun Date: 1940 one that innovates ; pioneer
groundbreaking
adjective Date: 1907 markedly innovative
groundburst
noun Date: circa 1951 the detonation of a nuclear warhead at ground level
grounded
adjective Date: 1958 mentally and emotionally stable ; admirably sensible, realistic, and unpretentious
grounder
noun Date: 1867 ground ball
groundfish
noun Date: 1795 a bottom fish; especially a marine fish (as a cod, haddock, pollack, or flounder) of commercial importance
groundhog
noun Date: 1742 woodchuck
Groundhog Day
noun Etymology: from the legend that a groundhog emerging from its burrow returns to hibernate if it sees its shadow on this day Date: 1871 February 2 observed traditionally ...
grounding
noun Date: 1644 training or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
groundless
adjective Date: 1602 having no ground or foundation • groundlessly adverb • groundlessness noun
groundlessly
adverb see groundless
groundlessness
noun see groundless
groundling
noun Date: 1602 1. a. a spectator who stood in the pit of an Elizabethan theater b. a person of unsophisticated taste 2. one that lives or works on or near the ...
groundmass
noun Date: 1879 the fine-grained or glassy base of a porphyry in which the larger distinct crystals are embedded
groundnut
noun Date: 1602 1. a. any of several plants having edible tuberous roots; especially a North American leguminous vine (Apios americana) with pinnate leaves and clusters ...
groundout
noun Date: 1965 a play in baseball in which a batter is put out after hitting a grounder to an infielder
groundsel
noun Etymology: Middle English groundeswele, from Old English grundeswelge, from grund ground + swelgan to swallow — more at swallow Date: before 12th century any of ...
groundsheet
noun Date: 1907 ground cloth
groundskeeper
noun Date: 1903 a person who cares for the grounds of a usually large property (as a sports field)
groundsman
noun Date: 1886 chiefly British groundskeeper
groundswell
noun Date: 1786 1. (usually ground swell) a broad deep undulation of the ocean caused by an often distant gale or seismic disturbance 2. a rapid spontaneous growth (as of ...
groundwater
noun Date: circa 1889 water within the earth especially that supplies wells and springs
groundwood
noun Etymology: 3ground Date: 1885 wood ground up and used to make pulp for paper
groundwork
noun Date: 15th century foundation, basis ; also preparation made beforehand
group
I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: French groupe, from Italian gruppo, by-form of groppo knot, tangle, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German kropf craw — more ...
Group A
noun Date: 1945 any of various strains of a streptococcus (Streptococcus pyogenes) that include the causative agents of pharyngitis, scarlet fever, septicemia, some skin ...
Group B
noun Date: 1965 any of various strains of a streptococcus (Streptococcus agalactiae) that include the causative agents of certain infections (as pneumonia and meningitis) ...
group captain
noun Date: 1919 a commissioned officer in the British air force who ranks with a colonel in the army
group dynamics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1939 the interacting forces within a small human group; also the sociological study of these forces
group home
noun Date: 1967 a residence for persons requiring care or supervision
group practice
noun Date: 1942 medicine practiced by a group of associated physicians or dentists (as specialists in different fields) working as partners or as partners and employees
group psychotherapy
noun see group therapy
group theory
noun Date: 1898 a branch of mathematics concerned with finding all mathematical groups and determining their properties
group therapist
noun see group therapy
group therapy
noun Date: 1943 therapy in the presence of a therapist in which several patients discuss and share their personal problems — called also group psychotherapy • group ...
groupable
adjective see group II
grouper
noun (plural groupers; also grouper) Etymology: Portuguese garoupa Date: 1671 any of numerous fishes (family Serranidae and especially genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca) ...
groupie
noun Date: 1966 1. a fan of a rock group who usually follows the group around on concert tours 2. an admirer of a celebrity who attends as many of his or her public ...
grouping
noun Date: 1748 1. the act or process of combining in groups 2. a set of objects combined in a group
groupthink
noun Etymology: 1group + -think (as in doublethink) Date: 1952 a pattern of thought characterized by self-deception, forced manufacture of consent, and conformity to group ...
groupuscule
noun Etymology: French, from groupe group + -uscule (as in corpuscule corpuscle) Date: 1969 a small group of political activists
groupware
noun Date: 1980 software that enables users to work collaboratively on projects or files via a network
grouse
I. noun (plural grouse or grouses) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1531 any of various chiefly ground-dwelling birds (family Tetraonidae) that are usually of reddish-brown or ...
grouser
noun see grouse II
grout
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, coarse meal, from Old English grūt; akin to Old English grēot grit Date: 1638 1. a. thin mortar used for filling spaces (as the joints ...
grouter
noun see grout II
grove
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grāf Date: before 12th century 1. a small wood without underbrush 2. a planting of fruit or nut trees
Grove
biographical name Sir George 1820-1900 English musicologist
Grove City
geographical name city central Ohio population 27,075
grovel
intransitive verb (-eled or -elled; -eling or -elling) Etymology: back-formation from groveling prone, from groveling, adverb, from Middle English, from gruf, adverb, on the ...
groveler
noun see grovel
grovelingly
adverb see grovel
Groves
biographical name Leslie Richard 1896-1970 American general
groves of academe
Usage: often capitalized A Date: 1768 the academic world
grow
verb (grew; grown; growing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English grōwan; akin to Old High German gruowan to grow Date: before 12th century intransitive verb 1. ...
grow up
intransitive verb Date: 1535 to grow toward or arrive at full stature or physical or mental maturity
grower
noun see grow
growing pains
noun plural Date: 1810 1. pains in the legs of growing children having no demonstrable relation to growth 2. the stresses and strains attending a new project or development
growing point
noun Date: 1835 the undifferentiated end of a plant shoot from which additional shoot tissues differentiate
growingly
adverb see grow
growl
I. verb Etymology: Middle English groulen, grollen Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. rumble b. to utter a growl 2. to complain angrily transitive ...
growler
noun Date: 1753 1. one that growls 2. a container (as a can or pitcher) for beer bought by the measure 3. a small iceberg
growliness
noun see growly
growling
adjective Date: 1752 marked by a growl • growlingly adverb
growlingly
adverb see growling
growly
adjective (growlier; -est) Date: 1843 resembling a growl • growliness noun
grown
adjective Date: 1645 1. fully grown ; mature 2. covered or surrounded with vegetation 3. a. cultivated or produced in a specified way or locality — used in ...
grown-up
I. adjective Date: 1633 1. not childish or immature ; adult 2. of, for, or characteristic of adults II. noun Date: 1813 adult
growth
noun Date: 1557 1. a. (1) a stage in the process of growing ; size (2) full growth b. the process of growing c. progressive development ; evolution d. ...
growth company
noun Date: 1959 a company that grows at a greater rate than the economy as a whole and that usually directs a relatively high proportion of income back into the business
growth cone
noun Date: 1970 the specialized motile tip of an axon of a growing or regenerating neuron
growth factor
noun Date: 1926 a substance (as a vitamin B12 or an interleukin) that promotes growth and especially cellular growth
growth hormone
noun Date: 1924 1. a vertebrate polypeptide hormone that is secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland and regulates growth; also a recombinant version of this ...
growth industry
noun Date: 1954 a business that has become increasingly popular or profitable; also an interest or activity that is increasingly popular or trendy
growth regulator
noun Date: 1936 any of various synthetic or naturally occurring plant substances (as an auxin or gibberellin) that regulate growth
growth ring
noun Date: 1907 a layer of wood (as an annual ring) produced during a single period of growth
growthiness
noun see growthy

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