noun Slang.

Nearby words

  1. gridiron-tailed lizard,
  2. gridlock,
  3. grief,
  4. grief-stricken,
  5. griefer,
  6. grieg,
  7. griege,
  8. grierson,
  9. grieshoch,
  10. grievance

Origin of griefo

< Mexican Spanish grifa; compare grifo marijuana user, apparently the same word as grifo curly-haired, tap, spigot, griffin1 (sense development unclear, but perhaps parallel to that of kinky); cf. griffe1, reefer2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019