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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 of grouse

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1531


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grouse

verb

Simple Definition of grouse

  • : to complain about something

Full Definition of grouse

grousedgrous·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  complain, grumble

grous·er noun

Examples of grouse

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

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



Origin of grouse

origin unknown


First Known Use: 1887


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grouse

noun

Definition of grouse



1918

First Known Use of grouse

1918



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