Gripe Gripe, v. i. 1. To clutch, hold, or pinch a thing, esp. money, with a gripe or as with a gripe. [1913 Webster]

2. To suffer griping pains. --Jocke. [1913 Webster]

3. (Naut.) To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing closehauled, requires constant labor at the helm. --R. H. Dana, Jr.

2. to complain [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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