grippe

noun
\ ˈgrip How to pronounce grippe (audio) \

Definition of grippe

: an acute febrile contagious virus disease especially : influenza sense 1

Examples of grippe in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And even though Aidan suffers from the grippe every other Tuesday, Zane has never missed a day of school for medical reasons. Kevin Fisher-paulson, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 May 2018 It was called many names; Catarrh and la grippe and the sweating sickness. Dawn Mitchell, Indianapolis Star, 31 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of grippe

1776, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for grippe

French, literally, seizure

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“Grippe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grippe. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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More Definitions for grippe

grippe

noun
\ ˈgrip How to pronounce grippe (audio) \

Kids Definition of grippe

: a disease like or the same as influenza

grippe

noun
\ ˈgrip How to pronounce grippe (audio) \

Medical Definition of grippe

: an acute febrile contagious virus disease especially : influenza sense 1a

Other Words from grippe

grippy \ ˈgrip-​ē How to pronounce grippe (audio) \ adjective

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