Now, the GOP is grousing that Obama has appointed former Sen. Alan Simpson—a Republican!
But of course it'll take about five days before people on the left are back to grousing about him again.
For all our grousing about political dynasties, Americans clearly have a thing for them.
No doubt you were often bored, and did your share of grousing.
"grousing" is Tommy Atkins for grumbling, which is an Englishman's birthright.
But at any rate he had no chance of it, and his framework here is little more than a tissue of transcendental "grousing."
I suppose he was grousing and grumbling about that when you went out for a walk this afternoon.
In it they found occasion to accentuate a grousing born of the damp, uncheering vista around them.
After all, Richenda's "grousing" was a little spoiling her fun.
But soon they settled down to do their job, to take trouble over their work rather than make trouble by grousing over it.
type of game bird, 1530s, grows (plural, used collectively), of unknown origin, possibly from Latin or Welsh.
"complain," 1885 (implied in grousergroucer, from Old French groucier "to murmur, grumble," of imitative origin (cf. Greek gru "a grunt," gruzein "to grumble"). Related: Groused; grousing. As a noun from 1918, from the verb.
To complain; bitch: No grousing, no foot-dragging, both signs of a solid pro (1887+ British armed forces)