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grelow

noun

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gremmie

noun

  • an inexperienced surfer, regardless of age. 1960s slang.
    Wally and Ward are gremmies down at Huntington Beach, but they're learning fast.

    Last edited on Mar 19 2014. Submitted by Dan Balicki from Central Coast, CA, USA on Mar 06 2008.

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grenade

noun

  • the unattractive friend of a hot girl.
    Hey man, I'll jump on that grenade for ya if you's gonna tap her friend.

    Last edited on Oct 18 2010. Submitted by Theron R. on Apr 25 2009.

verb

  • To injure one's self, in a severe or dramatic fashion.
    I grenaded myself skiing and will be in the hospital for a few days.

    Last edited on Dec 11 2003. Submitted by AR from Durham, NH, USA on Dec 11 2003.

  • To break or stop functioning, often suddenly or violently.
    The engine in my car grenaded itself.
    My computer grenaded itself and I had to reboot it.

    Last edited on Dec 11 2003. Submitted by AR from Durham, NH, USA on Dec 11 2003.

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grenade syndrome

adjective

  • This is when a fat or unattractive looking women believes she is hot and can have any man she desires.

    The grenade is the less attractive of the women in her group. They often get approched first by men. As this is often the way the group of men initiate conversation with the group of women. Thus given the grenade a false sense of popularity and attractiveness level. Aka grenade sydrome.

    My fat friend told me that she loves going out clubbing as she can get any man she wants. I dont want to tell her that she has grenade sydrome!

    Last edited on Dec 25 2015. Submitted by Ro-Em on Dec 25 2015.

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grenade whistle

noun

  • a horn or whistle blown to warn a friend that they are being physically intimate with a grenade.

    Last edited on Feb 18 2011. Submitted by Anonymous on Feb 11 2011.

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grep

verb - ambitransitive

  • in a non-computing context, to search.
    Could you grep the menu for something vegan while I go to the bathroom?
    This definition is questionable and is pending deletion. It will be saved from deletion if legitimate citations are found.

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • in a computing context, to search "manually" - i.e. by looking rather than using a computer program specifically intended for searching.
    I like GUIs because I can grep them visually for what I'm looking for.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 10 2011.

origin

  • From the name of a Unix utility used to scan files in search of particular content. ("Grep" itself means "global regular expression print".)

    Last edited on May 01 2013. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

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grey area

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greybeard

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greyhound

  • The name given to a very short skirt. Origin: Greyhound racing. i.e. It is only an inch from the "hare."
    That babe's got a bit of a greyhound there.

    Last edited on Aug 15 2002. Submitted by Mike from UK on Aug 15 2002.

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