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grub

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of grub

  1. 1 substances intended to be eaten after the game, we headed to the diner for some hearty grub Synonyms of grub bread, chow, chuck [chiefly West], comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, fare, foodstuffs, food, meat, provender, provisions, table, tucker [chiefly Australian], viands, victuals, vittlesWords Related to grub commissary, rations, supplies; aliment, nutriment; diet, nourishment, nurture, sustenance; mess, pap; ensilage, feed, fodder, forage, silage, slop, swill; feast, meal, refreshments, regale, repast, spread; board; dish, plate, platter, serving; finger food, natural foodNear Antonyms of grub bane, poison, toxin, venom

  2. 2 a person who does very hard or dull work you may have to spend some time working as a grub before challenging work comes your way Synonyms of grub dogsbody [chiefly British], drone, drudge, drudger, fag, foot soldier, slave, grubber, grunt, laborer, peon, plugger, slavey, slogger, toiler, workerWords Related to grub workhorse; coolie, serfNear Antonyms of grub goldbrick, shirker; drone, idler, lazybones, loafer, slouch, slug, sluggard


grub

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of grub

  1. to devote serious and sustained effort grubbing away at the yard work before the first snow of the season Synonyms of grub bang away, beaver (away), dig (away), drudge, endeavor, fag, labor, hump, hustle, moil, peg (away), plod, plow, plug, slave, slog, strain, strive, struggle, sweat, toil, travail, tug, workWords Related to grub apply (oneself), buckle (down), dig in, hammer (away), knuckle down, pitch in; attack, drive; essay, try; exercise, exert, overexert, overwork; eke out, grind (out), put out, scrabble, scratch; trudge, wadeNear Antonyms of grub break, ease (up), let up, slacken; bum, chill, dally, dillydally, footle, goldbrick, goof (off), hack (around), hang (around or out), idle, laze, loaf, lounge, shirk, slack (off), veg out; bask, loll, relax, repose, rest, unwind; dabble, doodle, fool around, fribble, goof (around), hang, hang about [British], mess around, monkey (around), play, potter (around), putter (around), trifle


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