[grift] /grɪft/ Slang.
(sometimes used with a plural verb) a group of methods for obtaining money falsely through the use of swindles, frauds, dishonest gambling, etc.
money obtained from such practices.
verb (used without object)
to profit by the use of grift:
a man known to have grifted for many years.
verb (used with object)
to obtain (money or other profit) by grift.
1906 (n.); 1915 (v.), U.S. underworld slang, perhaps a corruption of graft (2).
: He grifted a couple years then got a regular job (1914+ Carnival & circus)
[grig] /grɪg/ noun, Northern British Dialect. 1. a cricket or grasshopper. 2. a small or young eel. 3. a lively person. /ɡrɪɡ/ noun (dialect) 1. a lively person 2. a short-legged hen 3. a young eel
noun the small apples left on the tree by the picker Word Origin from grig ‘diminutive thing’
/ɡriˈdʒoːni/ noun 1. the Italian name for Graubünden
[green-yahrd; French gree-nyar] /grinˈyɑrd; French griˈnyar/ noun 1. (François Auguste) Victor [frahn-swa oh-gyst veek-tawr] /frɑ̃ˈswa oʊˈgüst vikˈtɔr/ (Show IPA), 1871–1935, French organic chemist: Nobel Prize 1912.