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grouse

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noun \ˈgrau̇s\

Definition of grouse

plural

grouse

or

grouses

  1. :  any of various chiefly ground-dwelling birds (family Tetraonidae) that are usually of reddish-brown or other protective color and have feathered legs and that include many important game birds



Origin and Etymology of grouse

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1531


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grouse

verb

Simple Definition of grouse

  • : to complain about something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of grouse

groused

grousing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  complain, grumble

grouser

noun

Examples of grouse in a sentence

  1. She's been grousing to her boss about the working conditions.

  2. Fans have groused that the higher prices are unfair.



Origin and Etymology of grouse

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1887


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grouse

noun

Definition of grouse



1918

First Known Use of grouse

1918


GROUSE Defined for Kids

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grouse

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noun \ˈgrau̇s\

Definition of grouse for Students

plural

grouse

  1. :  a brownish bird mostly of wooded areas that feeds especially on the ground and is sometimes hunted for food or sport




2

grouse

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verb

Definition of grouse for Students

groused

grousing





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