[grou-ler] /ˈgraʊ lər/
a person or thing that .
Informal. a pitcher, pail, or other container brought by a customer for beer.
British Slang. a four-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage.
Electricity. an electromagnetic device consisting of two field poles, used for indicating short-circuited coils in armatures and for magnetizing or demagnetizing objects.
an iceberg large enough to be a navigational hazard.
a person, animal, or thing that growls
(Brit, slang, obsolete) a four-wheeled hansom cab
(Canadian) a small iceberg that has broken off from a larger iceberg or from a glacier, often hazardous to shipping
(US, slang) any container, such as a can, for draught beer
(derogatory, slang) a woman, esp one who is considered physically unattractive
pitcher or other vessel for beer, 1885, American English, of uncertain origin; apparently an agent noun from growl (v.). It owes its popularity to laws prohibiting sale of liquor on Sundays and thus the tippler’s need to stock up. Also in early use in the expression work the growler “go on a spree.” Also late 19c. slang for a four-wheeled cab.
noun 1. a fluorescent light bulb designed to emit light of a wavelength conducive to plant growth.
[grou-lee] /ˈgraʊ li/ adjective, growlier, growliest. 1. resembling a in pitch and harshness: This cold has made my voice growly. 2. irritable; grouchy.
[grohn] /groʊn/ adjective 1. advanced in : a grown boy. 2. arrived at full or maturity; adult: a grown man. verb 3. past participle of . [groh] /groʊ/ verb (used without object), grew, grown, growing. 1. to increase by natural development, as any living organism or part by assimilation of nutriment; increase in size or […]
[grohn-uhp] /ˈgroʊnˌʌp/ noun 1. a mature, fully grown person; adult. [grohn-uhp] /ˈgroʊnˈʌp/ adjective 1. having reached the age of maturity. 2. characteristic of or suitable for adults: grown-up behavior; grown-up fiction. adjective 1. having reached maturity; adult 2. suitable for or characteristic of an adult noun 3. an adult