/ (ɡrɔːntʃ) /
(tr) NZ to crush or destroy
Southern African to kiss and cuddle (someone) passionately
CAN YOU ACE THIS QUIZ ABOUT “COMPLIMENT” VS. “COMPLEMENT”?
Take this quiz to see if you really know the difference between “compliment” and “complement"!
Question 1 of 11
“Compliment” and “complement” had a shared meaning a long time ago, but today they are no longer interchangeable.
Word Origin for graunch
C19: from English dialect word, of imitative origin
Words nearby graunch
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Example sentences from the Web for graunch
Nothing was heard but an occasional graunch, graunch, as he devoured the end of his pen.