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gripe

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of gripe

  1. an expression of dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment I would rather not listen to gripes about your latest disasters in the dating game Synonyms of gripe beef, bitch, bleat, carp, fuss, grievance, complaint, grouch, grouse, grumble, holler, kvetch, lament, miserere, moan, murmur, plaint, squawk, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammerWords Related to gripe challenge, demur, expostulation, kick, niggle [chiefly British], objection, protest, quibble, remonstrance, stinkNear Antonyms of gripe commendation, compliment, plaudit; acclaim, applause, praise; approval, endorsement (also indorsement), sanction


gripe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of gripe

  1. 1 to disturb the peace of mind of (someone) especially by repeated disagreeable acts constant complaints from the customers griped her to the point where she started snapping back Synonyms of gripe aggravate, annoy, bother, bug, burn (up), chafe, eat, exasperate, frost, gall, get, grate, irritate, hack (off), irk, itch, nark [British], nettle, peeve, persecute, pique, put out, rasp, rile, ruffle, spite, vexWords Related to gripe hassle, heckle; nag; inflame (also enflame), provoke, rouse; badger, bait, bullyrag (also ballyrag), devil, hagride, harass, harry, pester, plague, tease; anger, antagonize, enrage, incense, infuriate, madden, rankle, roil; agitate, discomfort, discompose, disquiet, distress, exercise, freak (out), fret, perturb, undo, unhinge, unsettle, upset, worry; affront, insult, miff, offend, outrageNear Antonyms of gripe appease, conciliate, mollify, oblige, pacify, placate, propitiate; delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; assure, cheer, comfort, console, content, quiet, reassure, solace, soothe

  2. 2 to express dissatisfaction, pain, or resentment usually tiresomely her tendency to gripe constantly drove everyone away Synonyms of gripe beef, bellyache, bitch, bleat, carp, caterwaul, crab, croak, fuss, complain, grizzle, grouch, grouse, growl, grumble, grump, holler, inveigh, keen, kick, kvetch, maunder [chiefly British], moan, murmur, mutter, nag, repine, scream, squawk, squeal, wail, whimper, whine, whinge [British], yammer, yawp (or yaup), yowlWords Related to gripe object (to), protest, quarrel (with); cavil, quibble; fret, stew, worry; blubber, cry, sob; bemoan, bewail, deplore, lamentNear Antonyms of gripe accept, bear, countenance, endure, take, tolerate; applaud, cheer, commendAntonyms of gripe crow, delight, rejoice


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