verb (used with object), grudged, grudg·ing.
verb (used without object), grudged, grudg·ing.
Origin of grudge
Examples from the Web for grudge
Of course, this theory makes sense as the answer to a question like, “Why is Solange holding a grudge against Jay Z?”Solange Is Blue Ivy’s Mom and Other Crazy Conspiracy Theories|Kevin Fallon|May 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But I meant it less as you holding a grudge and more as… Of course I had to register the protest.Steve Coogan Makes His Bid For Some Serious, Dramatic Roles|Andrew Romano|November 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Consider what The Ring, The Grudge, Dark Water, Pulse, and a slew of other horror remakes have to add.
Some nurse an unreconstructed Confederate grudge, while others harbor a thinly disguised racism.How the Tea Party’s Apocalyptic Politics Are Destroying the Republican Party|Joe McLean|November 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
She broke down sobbing while holding baby Judith and, as of last night, Michonne even let go of her grudge against the Governor.Danai Gurira, Who Plays Michonne, Says ‘The Walking Dead’ Isn’t Racist|Melissa Leon|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The man had a grudge against him; his ears and nose had been cut off some time before at the Nawab's order.In Clive's Command|Herbert Strang
She had almost caught him that time, and the hunter was ready to believe that he owed her a grudge.Monarch, The Big Bear of Tallac|Ernest Thompson Seton
He's the only man I ever had a grudge against, and I was glad he got her.Dixie Hart|Will N. Harben
"A grudge" between him and other foreigners and some persons in London, is noticed by Hall, ed.The Privy Purse Expenses of King Henry VIII from November MDXXIX, to December MDXXXII|Nicholas Harris Nicolas
Was he, and were his fellows, too, so ungrateful as to bear a grudge against the man who had saved them?The Shame of Motley|Raphael Sabatini
Word Origin for grudge
mid-15c., "to murmur, complain," variant of grutch. Meaning "to begrudge" is c.1500. Related: Grudged; grudges; grudging; grudgingly. The noun is mid-15c., from the verb.
see bear a grudge; nurse a grudge.