- (tr) NZ to crush or destroy
- Southern African to kiss and cuddle (someone) passionately
Word Origin for graunch
C19: from English dialect word, of imitative origin
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Examples from the Web for graunch
Historical Examples of graunch
Nothing was heard but an occasional graunch, graunch, as he devoured the end of his pen.