Definition of begrudge
- begrudge money
- begrudged the weeks spent away from home
- begrudge their rivals' success
She's worked hard to get where she is. You shouldn't begrudge her the success she's earned.
After what he's been through, it's hard to begrudge him the money he has.
You shouldn't begrudge her success.
Many commuters begrudge every minute spent in traffic.
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: to think that someone does not deserve something : to regard (something) as not being earned or deserved
: to give or allow (something) in a reluctant or unwilling way
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