English dictionary


grab |ɡræb| — a mechanical device for gripping an object

grabber |ˈɡræbər| — an unpleasant person who grabs inconsiderately

grabble |ˈɡrabəl| — To search with one's hands and fingers; to grope.

grace |ɡreɪs| — (Christian theology) a state of sanctification by God; the state of one who is under such divine influence

grace-cup |ˈɡreɪskʌp| — The final drink passed round after grace at the end of a feast, meal etc.; a parting drink.

graceful |ˈɡreɪsfl| — suggesting taste, ease, and wealth

gracefully |ˈɡreɪsfəlɪ| — in a graceful manner

gracefulness |ˈɡreɪsfəlnəs| — beautiful carriage

graceless |ˈɡreɪsləs| — lacking graciousness

graces |ˈɡreɪsəz| — plural form of grace

gracile |ˈɡræsəl| — slender and graceful

gracious |ˈɡreɪʃəs| — characterized by kindness and warm courtesy especially of a king to his subjects

graciously |ˈɡreɪʃəslɪ| — in a gracious or graceful manner

graciousness |ˈɡreɪʃəsnəs| — excellence of manners or social conduct

grad |ɡræd| — one-hundredth of a right angle

gradate |ˈɡreɪdeɪt| — arrange according to grades

gradation |ɡrəˈdeɪʃn| — relative position in a graded series

gradations |ɡreˈdeɪʃənz| — plural form of gradation

grade |ɡreɪd| — a body of students who are taught together

graded |ˈɡreɪdəd| — arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks

grader |ˈɡreɪdər| — a judge who assigns grades to something

gradient |ˈɡreɪdɪənt| — a graded change in the magnitude of some physical quantity or dimension

grading |ˈɡreɪdɪŋ| — the act of arranging in a graduated series

gradual |ˈɡrædʒʊəl| — (Roman Catholic Church) an antiphon (usually from the Book of Psalms) immediately after the epistle at Mass

gradualism |ˈɡrædʒʊəlɪzəm| — (biology) Belief that evolution proceeds at a steady pace, without the sudden development of new species or biological features from one generation to the next.

gradually |ˈɡrædʒʊəlɪ| — in a gradual manner

gradualness |ˈɡrædʒʊəlnəs| — the property possessed by a slope that is very gradual

graduate |ˈɡrædʒʊət| — a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

graduated |ˈɡrædʒʊˌeɪtɪd| — taking place by degrees

graduation |ˌɡrædʒʊˈeɪʃn| — the successful completion of a program of study

graffiti |ɡrəˈfiːtɪ| — a rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls

graft |ɡræft| — (surgery) tissue or organ transplanted from a donor to a recipient; in some cases the patient can be both donor and recipient

grafter |ˈɡrɑːftə| — One who inserts scions on other stocks, or propagates fruit by ingrafting.

grafting |ˈɡræftɪŋ| — the act of grafting something onto something else

graham |ˈɡreɪəm| — United States evangelical preacher famous as a mass evangelist (born in 1918)

Grail |ɡreɪl| — the object of any prolonged endeavor

grain |ɡreɪn| — a relatively small granular particle of a substance

grains |ˈɡreɪnz| — plural form of grain

grainy |ˈɡreɪnɪ| — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

gram |ɡræm| — a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

grama |ˈɡræmə| — pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America

gramicidin |ɡræmɪˈsaɪdn| — an antibiotic produced by a soil bacterium; used chiefly as an antiseptic in treating local infections produced by Gram-positive bacteria

graminaceous |ˌɡræmɪˈneɪʃəs| — Of, pertaining to, or resembling a grass

gramineous |ɡrəˈmɪniːəs| — Of or pertaining to plants in the grass family (Gramineae).

graminivorous |ˌɡraməˈnɪvərəs| — (entomology) That eats grasses and seeds.

gramma |ˈɡramə| — pasture grass of plains of South America and western North America

grammar |ˈɡræmər| — the branch of linguistics that deals with syntax and morphology (and sometimes also deals with semantics)

grammar-school |ˈɡræməskuːl| — (archaic) A school that teaches its pupils the grammar system of a European language, especially Latin and Greek.

grammarian |ɡrəˈmerɪən| — a linguist who specializes in the study of grammar and syntax

grammatical |ɡrəˈmætɪkl| — of or pertaining to grammar

gramme |ɡræm| — a metric unit of weight equal to one thousandth of a kilogram

gramophone |ˈɡræməfəʊn| — an antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically

grampus |ˈɡrampəs| — predatory black-and-white toothed whale with large dorsal fin; common in cold seas

gran |ɡræn| — the mother of your father or mother

granary |ˈɡrænərɪ| — a storehouse for threshed grain or animal feed

grand |ɡrænd| — the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100

grandad |ˈɡrændæd| — the father of your father or mother

grandchild |ˈɡræntʃaɪld| — a child of your son or daughter

granddad |ˈɡrændæd| — the father of your father or mother

granddaughter |ˈɡrændɔːtər| — a female grandchild

grandee |ɡrænˈdiː| — a nobleman of highest rank in Spain or Portugal

grandeur |ˈɡrændʒər| — the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand

grandfather |ˈɡrænfɑːðər| — the father of your father or mother

grandiloquence |ɡrænˈdɪləkwəns| — high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

grandiloquent |ɡrænˈdɪləkwənt| — lofty in style

grandiose |ˈɡrændɪəʊs| — impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval

grandiosity |ˌɡrændiːˈɑːsɪtiː| — high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation

grandma |ˈɡrænmɑː| — the mother of your father or mother

grandmamma |ˈɡrændmʌˌmɑː| — Grandmother.

grandmother |ˈɡrænmʌðər| — the mother of your father or mother

grandmotherly |ˈɡrændˌməðərlɪ| — In the manner of a grandmother

grandnephew |ˌɡrændˈnefjuː| — a son of your niece or nephew

grandniece |ɡrænˈniːs| — a daughter of your niece or nephew

grandpa |ˈɡrænpɑː| — the father of your father or mother

grandpapa |ˈɡrændpʌˌpɑː| — grandfather

grandparent |ˈɡrænperənt| — a parent of your father or mother

grandparents |ˈɡrændˌperənts| — plural form of grandparent

grandson |ˈɡrænsʌn| — a male grandchild

grandstand |ˈɡrænstænd| — the audience at a stadium or racetrack

grange |ɡreɪndʒ| — an outlying farm

granger |ˈɡreɪndʒər| — a person who operates a farm

granite |ˈɡrænɪt| — plutonic igneous rock having visibly crystalline texture; generally composed of feldspar and mica and quartz

granitic |ɡrəˈnɪtɪk| — showing unfeeling resistance to tender feelings

grannie |ˈɡrænɪ| — the mother of your father or mother

granny |ˈɡrænɪ| — the mother of your father or mother

grant |ɡrænt| — any monetary aid

grant-in-aid |ˈeɪd| — a grant from a central government to a local government

granted |ˈɡræntɪd| — acknowledged as a supposition

grantee |ɡrænˈtiː| — a recipient of a grant

granting |ˈɡræntɪŋ| — Present participle of grant.

grantor |ˈɡræntər| — a person who makes a grant in legal form

grants |ˈɡrænts| — third-person singular simple present indicative form of grant

granular |ˈɡrænjələr| — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

granulate |ˈɡrænjʊleɪt| — form into grains

granulated |ˈɡrænjəˌleɪtɪd| — made grainy or formed into granules

granulation |ˌɡrænjəˈleɪʃən| — new connective tissue and tiny blood vessels that form on the surfaces of a wound during the healing process

granule |ˈɡrænjuːl| — a tiny grain

granuloma |ˌɡranjʊˈləʊmə| — a tumor composed of granulation tissue resulting from injury or inflammation or infection

granulosa  — (anatomy) A layer of small cells that forms the wall of an ovarian follicle

granulose  — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

grape |ɡreɪp| — any of various juicy fruit of the genus Vitis with green or purple skins; grow in clusters

grapefruit |ˈɡreɪpfruːt| — citrus tree bearing large round edible fruit having a thick yellow rind and juicy somewhat acid pulp

grapery |ˈɡreɪpəriː| — a place used for grape cultivation

grapes |ˈɡreɪps| — plural form of grape

grapeshot |ˈɡreɪpʃɑːt| — a cluster of small projectiles fired together from a cannon to produce a hail of shot

grapevine |ˈɡreɪpvaɪn| — gossip spread by spoken communication

graph |ɡræf| — a visual representation of the relations between certain quantities, represented as points, plotted with reference to a set of axes

graphic |ˈɡræfɪk| — an image that is generated by a computer

graphical |ˈɡræfɪkl| — written or drawn or engraved

graphically |ˈɡræfɪklɪ| — in a diagrammatic manner

graphics |ˈɡræfɪks| — photographs or other visual representations in a printed publication

graphite |ˈɡræfaɪt| — used as a lubricant and as a moderator in nuclear reactors

graphology |ɡræˈfɑːlədʒɪ| — the study of handwriting (especially as an indicator of the writer's character or disposition)

grapnel |ˈɡrapnəl| — a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

grapple |ˈɡræpl| — a tool consisting of several hooks for grasping and holding; often thrown with a rope

grappling |ˈɡræpəlɪŋ| — the act of engaging in close hand-to-hand combat

grappling-iron |ˈɡræplɪŋ aɪən| — (nautical) A metal hook, attached to the end of a line, used to hold two ships together.

grasp |ɡræsp| — understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something

grasper |ˈɡrɑːspə| — A person who grasps

grasping |ˈɡræspɪŋ| — understanding with difficulty

grass |ɡræs| — narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay

grass-roots |ˈɡræsˌruːts| — (idiomatic) People and society at the local (most basic) level rather than at the national centre of political activity

grass-snake |ˈɡrɑːssneɪk| — A nonvenomous snake, Natrix natrix, native to Europe, with a yellow collar.

grass-widower  — (idiomatic, rare) A married man whose wife is away.

grasscutting  — The cutting of grass.

grasshopper |ˈɡræshɑːpər| — terrestrial plant-eating insect with hind legs adapted for leaping

grassland |ˈɡræslænd| — land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

grassplot  — (US) A lawn.

grassroots |ˈɡræsˌruːts| — fundamental

grassy |ˈɡræsɪ| — abounding in grass

grate |ɡreɪt| — a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

grated |ˈɡreɪtəd| — Produced by grating.

grateful |ˈɡreɪtfl| — affording comfort or pleasure

gratefully |ˈɡreɪtfəlɪ| — with appreciation; in a grateful manner

gratefulness |ˈɡreɪtfəlnəs| — warm friendly feelings of gratitude

grater |ˈɡreɪtər| — utensil with sharp perforations for shredding foods (as vegetables or cheese)

gratification |ˌɡrætɪfɪˈkeɪʃn| — state of being gratified or satisfied

gratify |ˈɡrætɪfaɪ| — make happy or satisfied

gratifying |ˈɡrætəˌfaɪɪŋ| — pleasing to the mind or feeling

grating |ˈɡreɪtɪŋ| — a barrier that has parallel or crossed bars blocking a passage but admitting air

gratis |ˈɡrætɪs| — without payment

gratitude |ˈɡrætɪtuːd| — a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation

gratuitous |ɡrəˈtuːɪtəs| — without cause

gratuity |ɡrəˈtuːətɪ| — a relatively small amount of money given for services rendered (as by a waiter)

gravamen |ɡrəˈveɪmən| — The grievance complained of; the substantial cause of the action; also, in general, the ground or essence of a complaint.

grave |ɡreɪv| — death of a person

gravedigger |ˈɡreɪvdɪɡər| — a person who earns a living by digging graves

gravel |ˈɡrævl| — rock fragments and pebbles

gravelly |ˈɡrævəlɪ| — abounding in small stones

gravely |ˈɡreɪvlɪ| — in a grave and sober manner

graven |ˈɡreɪvən| — cut into a desired shape

graver |ˈɡreɪvər| — a tool used by an engraver

graveside |ˈɡreɪvˌsaɪd| — The area immediately around a grave

gravestone |ˈɡreɪvstəʊn| — a stone that is used to mark a grave

graveyard |ˈɡreɪvjɑːrd| — a tract of land used for burials

gravid |ˈɡrævɪd| — in an advanced stage of pregnancy

gravimetric |ˌɡravəˈmetrɪk| — of or relating to hydrometry

gravitate |ˈɡrævɪteɪt| — move toward

gravitation |ˌɡrævɪˈteɪʃn| — (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

gravitational |ˌɡrævɪˈteɪʃənl| — of or relating to or caused by gravitation

gravitationally |ˌɡrævəˈteɪʃnəlɪ| — with respect to gravitation

gravity |ˈɡrævətɪ| — (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface

gravy |ˈɡreɪvɪ| — a sauce made by adding stock, flour, or other ingredients to the juice and fat that drips from cooking meats

gravy-boat |ˈɡreɪvɪ bəʊt| — dish used to serve gravy

gray |ɡreɪ| — a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

graybeard |ˈɡreɪbɪrd| — a man who is very old

grayish |ˈɡreɪɪʃ| — of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

grayish-brown  — of brown tinged with grey

grayling |ˈɡreɪlɪŋ| — Any freshwater fish of the genus Thymallus or specifically Thymallus thymallus, of the salmon family, having a large dorsal fin.

graze |ɡreɪz| — a superficial abrasion

grazer |ˈɡreɪzər| — An animal that grazes.

grazier |ˈɡreɪzɪər| — a rancher who grazes cattle or sheep for market

grazing |ˈɡreɪzɪŋ| — the act of grazing

grease |ɡriːs| — a thick fatty oil (especially one used to lubricate machinery)

greasepaint |ˈɡriːspeɪnt| — a greasy substance used as makeup by actors

greaseproof |ˈɡriːspruːf| — resistant to penetration by grease or oil or wax

greaser |ˈɡriːsər| — (ethnic slur) offensive term for a person of Mexican descent

greasing |ˈɡriːsɪŋ| — Present participle of grease.

greasy |ˈɡriːsɪ| — containing an unusual amount of grease or oil

great |ɡreɪt| — a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field

great-grandchild |ˈɡræntʃaɪld| — The son or daughter of one's grandchild.

great-granddaughter  — The daughter of someone's grandchild.

great-grandfather |ˈɡrænˌfɑːðər| — The father of a grandparent.

great-grandson  — son of a grandchild

great-nephew  — a son of your niece or nephew

great-niece  — a daughter of your niece or nephew

great-power  — A state that has the ability to exert its influence on a global scale.

greatcoat |ˈɡreɪtkəʊt| — a heavy coat worn over clothes in winter

greater |ˈɡreɪtər| — greater in size or importance or degree

greatest |ˈɡreɪtəst| — highest in quality

greatly |ˈɡreɪtlɪ| — to an extraordinary extent or degree

greatness |ˈɡreɪtnəs| — the property possessed by something or someone of outstanding importance or eminence

greats |ˈɡreɪts| — plural form of great

greaves |ˈɡriːvz| — the residue that remains after animal fat has been rendered

grebe |ɡriːb| — small compact-bodied almost completely aquatic bird that builds floating nests; similar to loons but smaller and with lobate rather than webbed feet

Grecian |ˈɡriːʃn| — a native or resident of Greece

greed |ɡriːd| — excessive desire to acquire or possess more (especially more material wealth) than one needs or deserves

greedily |ˈɡriːdəlɪ| — in a greedy manner

greediness |ˈɡriːdɪnəs| — an excessive desire for food

greedy |ˈɡriːdɪ| — immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth

Greek |ɡriːk| — the Hellenic branch of the Indo-European family of languages

green |ɡriːn| — green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass

green-blind |blaɪnd| — inability to see the color green or to distinguish green and purplish-red

green-blindness |ˈɡriːnˈblaɪndnɪs| — dichromacy characterized by a lowered sensitivity to green light resulting in an inability to distinguish green and purplish-red

green-eyed |aɪd| — suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

green-room |ˈɡriːnrʊm| — (entertainment) In a television studio, theatre or concert hall, the room where performers await their entrance.

greenback |ˈɡriːnbæk| — a piece of paper money (especially one issued by a central bank)

greenbacks |ˈɡriːnˌbæks| — plural form of greenback

greener |ˈɡriːnər| — comparative form of green: more green

greenery |ˈɡriːnərɪ| — green foliage

greenfinch |ˈɡriːnˌfɪntʃ| — Any of five distinct species of bird within the genus Carduelis:the European greenfinch, a common Old World finch, Carduelis chloris, that is mainly green with yellow in the wings and tail.

greenfly |ˈɡriːnflaɪ| — greenish aphid; pest on garden and crop plants

greengage |ˈɡriːnɡeɪdʒ| — sweet green or greenish-yellow variety of plum

greengrocer |ˈɡriːnɡrəʊsər| — a grocer who sells fresh fruits and vegetables

greengrocery |ˈɡriːnɡrəʊsərɪ| — groceries sold by a greengrocer

greenhorn |ˈɡriːnhɔːrn| — an awkward and inexperienced youth

greenhouse |ˈɡriːnhaʊs| — a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

greening |ˈɡriːnɪŋ| — the phenomenon of vitality and freshness being restored

greenish |ˈɡriːnɪʃ| — of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass

greenness |ˈɡriːnnəs| — the lush appearance of flourishing vegetation

greenroom  — a backstage room in a theater where performers rest or have visitors

greens |ˈɡriːnz| — any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables

greensickness |ˈɡriːnˌsɪknɪs| — iron deficiency anemia in young women; characterized by weakness and menstrual disturbances and a green color to the skin

greenstone |ˈɡriːnˌstəʊn| — (archaeology) any of several green-hued minerals used for making various artefacts in early Mesoamerican cultures, e.g. greenschist, chlorastrolite, serpentine, omphacite, or chrysoprase

greenstuff |ˈɡriːnstʌf| — vegetation, greenery

greensward |ˈɡriːnswɔːrd| — surface layer of ground containing a mat of grass and grass roots

greenweed  — small Eurasian shrub having clusters of yellow flowers that yield a dye; common as a weed in Britain and the United States; sometimes grown as an ornamental

greenwood |ˈɡriːˌnwʊd| — woodlands in full leaf

greeny |ˈɡriːniː| — (pejorative) a member of a Green party, a green

greet |ɡriːt| — express greetings upon meeting someone

greeting |ˈɡriːtɪŋ| — (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

gregarious |ɡrɪˈɡerɪəs| — instinctively or temperamentally seeking and enjoying the company of others

gregariousness |ɡrɪˈɡeərɪəsnəs| — the quality of being gregarious--having a dislike of being alone

Gregorian |ɡrəˈɡɔːrɪən| — of or relating to Pope Gregory I or to the plainsong chants of the Roman Catholic Church

gremlin |ˈɡremlɪn| — (folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous

grenade |ɡrəˈneɪd| — a small explosive bomb thrown by hand or fired from a missile

grenadier |ˌɡrenəˈdɪr| — an infantryman equipped with grenades

grenadine |ˈɡrenədiːn| — thin syrup made from pomegranate juice; used in mixed drinks

gressorial |ɡreˈsɔːriːəl| — (zoology) Adapted for walking.

grew |ɡruː| — simple past tense of grow

grey |ɡreɪ| — United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)

grey-headed |ɡreɪ ˈhedɪd| — showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

greybeard |ˈɡreɪbɪrd| — a man who is very old

greyhen |ˈɡreɪhen| — female black grouse

greyhound |ˈɡreɪhaʊnd| — a tall slender dog of an ancient breed noted for swiftness and keen sight; used as a racing dog

greyish |ˈɡreɪɪʃ| — of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black

greyish-brown  — of brown tinged with grey

greylag |ˈɡreɪˌlæɡ| — common grey wild goose of Europe; ancestor of many domestic breeds

greyness |ɡreɪ| — a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

grid |ɡrɪd| — a pattern of regularly spaced horizontal and vertical lines

griddle |ˈɡrɪdl| — cooking utensil consisting of a flat heated surface (as on top of a stove) on which food is cooked

gride |ɡraɪd| — To produce a grinding or scraping sound.

gridiron |ˈɡrɪdaɪərn| — a cooking utensil of parallel metal bars; used to grill fish or meat

grief |ɡriːf| — intense sorrow caused by loss of a loved one (especially by death)

grievance |ˈɡriːvəns| — a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

grieve |ɡriːv| — feel grief

grieved |ˈɡriːvd| — simple past tense and past participle of grieve

grieving |ˈɡriːvɪŋ| — sorrowful through loss or deprivation

grievous |ˈɡriːvəs| — causing fear or anxiety by threatening great harm

grievously |ˈɡriːvəslɪ| — in a grievous manner

griff |ˈɡrɪf| — (India) griffin, (white) newcomer

griffin |ˈɡrɪfɪn| — winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

griffon |ˈɡrɪfən| — winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

griffon-vulture |ˈɡrɪfənˌvʌltʃə| — attributive form of griffon vulture, noun.

grig |ɡrɪɡ| — little creature;A cricket or grasshopper.

grill |ɡrɪl| — a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

grill-room |ˈɡrɪlruːm| — A restaurant that specializes in grilled food, where often the food can be seen being prepared by the chefs.

grillage |ˈɡrɪlɪj| — a foundation of crisscrossing timber or steel beams, usually for spreading heavy loads over large areas.

grille |ɡrɪl| — small opening (like a window in a door) through which business can be transacted

grilled |ˈɡrɪld| — cooked by radiant heat (as over a grill)

grilling |ˈɡrɪlɪŋ| — cooking by direct exposure to radiant heat (as over a fire or under a grill)

grillroom |ˈɡrɪlruːm| — a restaurant where food is cooked on a grill

grilse |ɡrɪls| — A young salmon after its first return from the sea.

grim |ɡrɪm| — not to be placated or appeased or moved by entreaty

grimace |ɡrɪˈmeɪs| — a contorted facial expression

grimalkin |ɡrəˈmalkən| — A cat, especially an elderly female.

grime |ɡraɪm| — the state of being covered with unclean things

grimy |ˈɡraɪmɪ| — thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot

grin |ɡrɪn| — a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

grind |ɡraɪnd| — an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

grind away |ˈɡraɪnd əˈweɪ| — study intensively, as before an exam

grind down |ˈɡraɪnd ˈdaʊn| — rule a country as a tyrant

grind out |ˈɡraɪnd ˈaʊt| — produce in a routine or monotonous manner

grinder |ˈɡraɪndər| — a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States

grinders |ˈɡraɪndərz| — plural form of grinder

grindery |ˈɡraɪndəriː| — (UK, dialect, uncountable) The materials used by leatherworkers.

grinding |ˈɡraɪndɪŋ| — material resulting from the process of grinding

grindstone |ˈɡraɪndstəʊn| — a revolving stone shaped like a disk; used to grind or sharpen or polish edge tools

gringo |ˈɡrɪŋɡəʊ| — a Latin American (disparaging) term for foreigners (especially Americans and Englishmen)

grip |ɡrɪp| — the act of grasping

gripe |ɡraɪp| — informal terms for objecting

griper  — One who gripes

gripes |ˈɡraɪps| — acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

griping |ˈɡraɪpɪŋ| — acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

grippe |ɡrɪp| — an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease

gripper  — a person or thing that grips something

gripping |ˈɡrɪpɪŋ| — capable of arousing and holding the attention

gripsack |ˈɡrɪpsæk| — a small suitcase

grisaille |ɡrɪˈzaɪ| — chiaroscuro painting or stained glass etc., in shades of grey imitating the effect of relief

grisly |ˈɡrɪzlɪ| — shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

grist |ɡrɪst| — grain intended to be or that has been ground

grist-mill |ˈɡrɪstmɪl| — Alternative spelling of gristmill.

gristle |ˈɡrɪsl| — tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults

gristly |ɡrɪstliː| — difficult to chew

gristmill |ˈɡrɪs(t)mɪl| — a mill for grinding grain (especially the customer's own grain)

grit |ɡrɪt| — a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

grits |ɡrɪts| — coarsely ground hulled corn boiled as a breakfast dish in the southern United States

gritstone |ˈɡrɪtstəʊn| — a hard coarse-grained siliceous sandstone

gritting |ˈɡrɪtɪŋ| — Present participle of grit.

gritty |ˈɡrɪtɪ| — composed of or covered with particles resembling meal in texture or consistency

grizzle |ˈɡrɪzl| — a grey wig

grizzled |ˈɡrɪzld| — having dark hairs mixed with grey or white

grizzly |ˈɡrɪzlɪ| — powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America

groan |ɡrəʊn| — an utterance expressing pain or disapproval

groaning |ˈɡrəʊnɪŋ| — That groans.

groat |ɡrəʊt| — a former English silver coin worth four pennies

groats |ɡrəʊts| — the hulled and crushed grain of various cereals

grocer |ˈɡrəʊsər| — a retail merchant who sells foodstuffs (and some household supplies)

grocery |ˈɡrəʊsərɪ| — a marketplace where groceries are sold

grog |ɡrɑːɡ| — rum cut with water

grog-blossom  — (archaic) The network of burst blood vessels on the face and particularly the nose of a heavy drinker.

grog-shop |ˈɡrɒɡʃɒp| — Alternative form of grogshop.

groggery  — (archaic) An establishment that sells alcoholic beverages

grogginess  — a dazed and staggering state caused by alcohol

groggy |ˈɡrɑːɡɪ| — stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)

grogshop  — A shop or room where strong liquors are sold and drunk.

groin |ɡrɔɪn| — the crease at the junction of the inner part of the thigh with the trunk together with the adjacent region and often including the external genitals

grommet |ˈɡrɑːmɪt| — fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

groom |ɡruːm| — a man participant in his own marriage ceremony

groomsman |ˈɡruːmzmən| — a male attendant of the bridegroom at a wedding

groomsmen  — plural form of groomsman

groove |ɡruːv| — a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)

grope |ɡrəʊp| — the act of groping; and instance of groping

gropingly |ˈɡrəʊpɪŋlɪ| — in an uncertain groping manner

grosbeak |ˈɡrəʊsbiːk| — any of various finches of Europe or America having a massive and powerful bill

gross |ɡrəʊs| — twelve dozen

grossly |ˈɡrəʊslɪ| — in a gross manner

grot |ɡrɑːt| — a small cave (usually with attractive features)

grotesque |ɡrəʊˈtesk| — art characterized by an incongruous mixture of parts of humans and animals interwoven with plants

grotesqueness |ɡrəʊˈtesknəs| — ludicrous or incongruous unnaturalness or distortion

grotto |ˈɡrɑːtəʊ| — a small cave (usually with attractive features)

grotty |ˈɡrɑːtɪ| — very unpleasant or offensive

grouch |ɡraʊtʃ| — a bad-tempered person

grouchy |ˈɡraʊtʃɪ| — annoyed and irritable

ground |ɡraʊnd| — the solid part of the earth's surface

ground-squirrel |ˈɡraʊnd ˈˌskwər(ə)l| — Any of a number of medium-sized squirrel-like borrowing rodents of the tribe Marmotini (i.e., excluding the smaller chipmunks and the larger marmots and prairie dogs).

groundage  — A local tax paid by a ship for the ground or space it occupies while in port.

groundbreaking |ˈɡraʊndbreɪkɪŋ| — the ceremonial breaking of the ground to formally begin a construction project

grounded |ˈɡraʊndəd| — (electricity) Of or pertaining to an electrical conductor which is connected to earth; earthed.

groundhog |ˈɡraʊndhɑːɡ| — reddish brown North American marmot

grounding |ˈɡraʊndɪŋ| — education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge

groundless |ˈɡraʊndləs| — without a basis in reason or fact

groundlessness  — the quality of lacking substance or value

groundling |ˈɡraʊndəlɪŋ| — in Elizabethan theater: a playgoer in the cheap standing section

groundnut |ˈɡraʊndnʌt| — a North American vine with fragrant blossoms and edible tubers; important food crop of Native Americans

grounds |ˈɡraʊndz| — your basis for belief or disbelief; knowledge on which to base belief

groundsel |ˈɡraʊnsl| — Eurasian weed with heads of small yellow flowers

groundsill |ˈɡraʊndˌsɪl| — (rare) A timber beam used as the foundation for a building.

groundsman |ˈɡraʊndzmən| — someone who maintains the grounds (of an estate or park or athletic field)

groundswell |ˈɡraʊndswel| — (nautical) A broad undulation of the open ocean, often as the result of a distant disturbance

groundwater |ˈɡraʊndwɔːtər| — Water that exists beneath the earth's surface in underground streams and aquifers.

groundwork |ˈɡraʊndwɜːrk| — the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

group |ɡruːp| — any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

group-captain |ˈɡruːpˌkæptɪn| — A rank in the RAF, between that of wing commander and air commodore, equivalent to an army colonel

grouper |ˈɡruːpər| — flesh of a saltwater fish similar to sea bass

grouping |ˈɡruːpɪŋ| — any number of entities (members) considered as a unit

grouse |ɡraʊs| — flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil

grouser |ˈɡraʊsə| — A person who grouses; a grumbler

grout |ɡraʊt| — a thin mortar that can be poured and used to fill cracks in masonry or brickwork

grouty |ˈɡraʊtiː| — Full of grout(s), that is, sediment.

grove |ɡrəʊv| — a small growth of trees without underbrush

grovel |ˈɡrɑːvl| — show submission or fear

groveler  — someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect

groveller |ˈɡrɒvlər| — someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect; who behaves as if he had no self-respect

grow |ɡrəʊ| — pass into a condition gradually, take on a specific property or attribute; become

grow over |ˈɡrəʊ ˈəʊvər| — grow beyond or across

grow up |ˈɡrəʊ ʌp| — become an adult

grower |ˈɡrəʊər| — someone concerned with the science or art or business of cultivating the soil

growing |ˈɡrəʊɪŋ| — (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

growl |ɡraʊl| — the sound of growling (as made by animals)

growler |ˈɡraʊlər| — a speaker whose voice sounds like a growl

grown |ɡrəʊn| — (of animals) fully developed

grown-up |ˈɡrəʊn ʌp| — Of, pertaining to, or suitable for adults.

growth |ɡrəʊθ| — (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level

growth-ring  — Any of the concentric rings formed in the trunk of a tree by the annual growth of wood

groyne |ɡrɔɪn| — a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away

grub |ɡrʌb| — informal terms for a meal

Grub-street |ˈɡrʌbstriːt| — the home or state of impoverished writers and literary hacks

grubber |ˈɡrʌbər| — One who grubs.

grubbiness |ˈɡrʌbɪnɪs| — the state of being grimy

grubby |ˈɡrʌbɪ| — small sculpin of the coast of New England

grudge |ɡrʌdʒ| — a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

grudging |ˈɡrʌdʒɪŋ| — of especially an attitude

grudgingly |ˈɡrʌdʒɪŋlɪ| — in a grudging manner

gruel |ˈɡruːəl| — a thin porridge (usually oatmeal or cornmeal)

grueling |ˈɡruːəlɪŋ| — characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

gruelling |ˈɡruːəlɪŋ| — characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort

gruesome |ˈɡruːsəm| — shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

gruff |ɡrʌf| — brusque and surly and forbidding

gruffly |ˈɡrʌflɪ| — in a gruff manner

grumble |ˈɡrʌmbl| — a loud low dull continuous noise

grumbler |ˈɡrʌmblər| — a person given to excessive complaints and crying and whining

grumbling |ˈɡrʌmblɪŋ| — a loud low dull continuous noise

grume |ɡruːm| — a thick viscous liquid

grummet |ˈɡrʌmɪt| — fastener consisting of a metal ring for lining a small hole to permit the attachment of cords or lines

grumpily |ˈɡrʌmpɪlɪ| — in an ill-natured manner

grumpiness |ˈɡrʌmpɪnəs| — a fussy and eccentric disposition

grumpy |ˈɡrʌmpɪ| — annoyed and irritable

Grundyism |ˈɡrʌndɪɪzəm| — excessive or affected modesty

grunt |ɡrʌnt| — the short low gruff noise of the kind made by hogs

grunting |ˈɡrʌntɪŋ| — Present participle of grunt.

gryphon |ˈɡrɪfən| — winged monster with the head of an eagle and the body of a lion

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