Gripe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɡraɪp|  American pronunciation of the word gripe
Brit.  |ɡraɪp|  British pronunciation of the word gripe


- informal terms for objecting (syn: beef, bitch, kick, squawk)
I have a gripe about the service here


- complain (syn: beef, bellyache, bitch, crab, grouse, holler, squawk)

Extra examples

All of the workers were griping about the new regulations.

The students griped that they had too much homework.

...I would rather not listen to gripes about your latest disasters in the dating game....

It gripes me to hear a man cry.

Rescue me from the gripe of this iron-fisted clown.

His brother was the main target of his gripes.

Joe came in griping about how cold it was.

My main gripe was the price of refreshments.

I have a gripe about the service here

Word forms

I/you/we/they: gripe
he/she/it: gripes
present participle: griping
past tense: griped
past participle: griped
singular: gripe
plural: gripes
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