the personification of death as a man or cloaked skeleton holding a scythe.
A figure commonly used to represent death. The Grim Reaper is a skeleton or solemn-looking man carrying a scythe, who cuts off people’s lives as though he were harvesting grain.
[grimz-bee] /ˈgrɪmz bi/ noun 1. a seaport in Humberside county, in E England at the mouth of the Humber estuary. 2. a town in SE Ontario, in S Canada, on the SW shore of Lake Ontario. /ˈɡrɪmzbɪ/ noun 1. a port in E England, in North East Lincolnshire unitary authority, Lincolnshire, formerly important for fishing. […]
[grim-zuh l] /ˈgrɪm zəl/ noun 1. an Alpine pass in S Switzerland. 7159 feet (2184 meters) high.
[grahy-mee] /ˈgraɪ mi/ adjective, grimier, grimiest. 1. covered with ; dirty: I shook his grimy hand. adj. 1610s, from grime + -y (2). “App[arently] not in literary use during the 18th c.” [OED]. Related: Griminess.
[grin] /grɪn/ verb (used without object), grinned, grinning. 1. to smile broadly, especially as an indication of pleasure, amusement, or the like. 2. to draw back the lips so as to show the teeth, as a snarling dog or a person in pain. 3. to show or be exposed through an opening, crevice, etc. verb […]