Grin
Grin Grin, v. t. To express by grinning. [1913 Webster]

Grinned horrible a ghastly smile. --Milton.


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:
(in laughing expressing scorn, etc.)


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  • Grin — Grin, n. [AS. grin.] A snare; a gin. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Like a bird that hasteth to his grin. Remedy of Love. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grin — Grin, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Grinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grinning}.] [OE. grinnen, grennen, AS. grennian, Sw. grina; akin to D. grijnen, G. greinen, OHG. grinan, Dan. grine. [root]35. Cf. {Groan}.] 1. To show the teeth, as a dog; to snarl. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grin — Grin, n. The act of closing the teeth and showing them, or of withdrawing the lips and showing the teeth; a hard, forced, or sneering smile. I.Watts. [1913 Webster] He showed twenty teeth at a grin. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • GRIN — GRIN: GRIN  частная компания, разработчик компьютерных игр и игрового движка «Diesel». Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)  информационный проект, предоставляющий генетическую и другую информацию о живых организмах …   Википедия

  • grin — sb., et, grin, ene; være til grin …   Dansk ordbog

  • grin — ► VERB (grinned, grinning) 1) smile broadly. 2) grimace grotesquely in a way that reveals the teeth. ► NOUN ▪ a smile or grimace produced by grinning. ● grin and bear it Cf. ↑grin and bear it …   English terms dictionary

  • grin — [grin] vi. grinned, grinning [ME grennen < OE grennian, to gnash or bare the teeth, akin to OHG grennan, to mutter, Ger greinen, to weep] 1. to smile broadly as in amusement or pleasure, or, sometimes, in embarrassment 2. to draw back the lips …   English World dictionary

  • grin — (v.) O.E. grennian show the teeth (in pain or anger), common Germanic (Cf. O.N. grenja to howl, grina to grin; Du. grienen to whine; Ger. greinen to cry ), from PIE root *ghrei be open. Sense of bare the teeth in a broad smile is late 15c.,… …   Etymology dictionary

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