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


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