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grup

or Grup

[ gruhp ]

noun

, Informal.
  1. (especially in marketing) an adult, usually over the age of 30, whose lifestyle, interests, and tastes are in some ways the same as those of much younger people:

    skateboards that appeal to grups and teenagers.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of grup1

First recorded in 2005–10; coined by Adrian Spies, U.S screenwriter (1920-98), for Miri (1966), an episode of the original Star Trek series (1966-69); contraction of gr(own)up

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Example Sentences

Never play at ghaists again, or leevin' folk like me may grup you, an' mak' a ghaist o' ye.

Group or grup; a little drain or channel in a cow-house to lead off the liquid manure.

He has a grup o' my hert noo, rivin' at it wi' his lang nails—as lang 's birds' nebs.'

The cauld 's jist lyin' i' the street like a verra deevil to get a grup o' ye.

I can hardly believe whiles 'at my father hasna a grup o' my han'.

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