verb (used without object), groused, grous·ing.
Words nearby grouse
Origin of grouse2
OTHER WORDS FROM grousegrous·er, noun
Examples from the Web for grousing
For all our grousing about political dynasties, Americans clearly have a thing for them.
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!
He muttered and grumbled to himself about the risk, and his grousing got on our nerves even worse than usual.Problem on Balak|Roger D. Aycock
The shantyman gave humorous expression to this grousing, which deprived it of the element of sulks.The Shanty Book, Part I, Sailor Shanties|Richard Runciman Terry
We can only attribute the men's grousing to the fact that it may sometimes be insufficiently cooked.Eighteen Months in the War Zone|Kate John Finzi
This is not incompatible with the "grousing" or grumbling which the Englishman regards as his prerogative.With Our Soldiers in France|Sherwood Eddy
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