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grouse

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noun \ ˈgrau̇s \

Definition of grouse

plural grouse or grouses
: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


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grouse

verb

Definition of grouse

groused; grousing
intransitive verb
:complain, grumble
  • groused about the higher prices

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


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grouse

noun

Definition of grouse

:complaint
  • listened to their grouses about working conditions

Origin and Etymology of grouse


GROUSE Defined for English Language Learners

grouse

verb

Definition of grouse for English Language Learners

  • : to complain about something


GROUSE Defined for Kids

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grouse

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noun \ ˈgrau̇s \

Definition of grouse for Students

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

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grouse

verb

Definition of grouse for Students

groused; grousing


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