noun, verb (used with or without object), British Dialect.
c.1200, grucchen, “to murmur, complain,” from Old French grouchier “to murmur, to grumble,” of unknown origin, probably ultimately imitative. Meaning “to begrudge” is c.1400. Cf. gruccild (early 13c.) “woman who complains,” from grutch + suffix of unknown origin. Related: Grutched; grutching. As a noun from c.1400.
[groo-yair, gri-; French gry-yer] /gruˈyɛər, grɪ-; French grüˈyɛr/ noun 1. a firm, pale-yellow cheese, made of whole milk and having small holes, produced chiefly in France and Switzerland. /ˈɡruːjɛə; French ɡryjɛr/ noun 1. a hard flat whole-milk cheese, pale yellow in colour and with holes 1802, from Gruyère, the name of the Swiss town and […]
puzzle “Angry” and “hungry” are two words that end in “gry”. What is the third word. Everyone knows what it means and everyone uses it every day. Look closely and I have already given you the third word. What is it? Answer: “what”. Variants of this puzzle have circulated widely on the Internet for some […]
/ɡraɪk/ noun 1. a variant spelling of grike
[gril-id] /ˈgrɪl ɪd/ noun 1. 1 (def 1).