noun, plural grouse, grous·es.
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Origin of grouse1
OTHER WORDS FROM grousegrouseless, adjectivegrouselike, adjective
Definition for grouse (2 of 3)
verb (used without object), groused, grous·ing.
Origin of grouse2
OTHER WORDS FROM grousegrouser, noun
Definition for grouse (3 of 3)
adjective Australian Slang.
Origin of grouse3
Example sentences from the Web for grouse
From gulls to grouse to grackles, more than 10,000 bird species live on this planet.Hundreds of new genomes help fill the bird ‘tree of life’|Jake Buehler|November 17, 2020|Science News
For all our grousing about political dynasties, Americans clearly have a thing for them.
But until now there hasn't been an outright break, just a lot of behind-the-scenes grousing.
But of course it'll take about five days before people on the left are back to grousing about him again.
Now, the GOP is grousing that Obama has appointed former Sen. Alan Simpson—a Republican!
Mavis, sitting on one of the lockers, and listening to the general grousing going on around her, shook herself impatiently.A Fortunate Term|Angela Brazil
Growling and grousing and his eye all bloodshot from the drouth is in it and the hydrophobia dropping out of his jaws.Ulysses|James Joyce
This 'ere bloke you're grousing at 'e's a friend of mine, and I'll pipe up for a friend when 'e's being reprimanded undeserving.One-Act Plays|Various
"Oh, some people find cause for grousing, no matter how good their luck is," Jim answered.Back To Billabong|Mary Grant Bruce
But soon they settled down to do their job, to take trouble over their work rather than make trouble by grousing over it.Sketches of the East Africa Campaign|Robert Valentine Dolbey