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Definition of grinch

grinch

  • v. to complain about something normally positive 2. to gripe, moan or bitch. Origin: How the Grinch Stole Christmas main character who complained about Christmas celebrations.
    She's been grinching about the party since she got here.

    Last edited on Nov 09 1999. Submitted by C R from Fairfax, VA, USA on Nov 09 1999.

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