verb \ˈgirn\

Definition of GIRN

intransitive verb
chiefly Scottish
:  snarl
girn noun, chiefly Scottish

Origin of GIRN

Middle English, alteration of grinnen to grin, snarl
First Known Use: 12th century

Rhymes with GIRN


Next Word in the Dictionary: girnelPrevious Word in the Dictionary: girly–girlyAll Words Near: girn
July 28, 2015
pachyderm Hear it
an elephant
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears