noun see grout II

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  • grouter — /ˈgraʊtə/ (say growtuh) Colloquial –noun 1. an unfair advantage. –phrase 2. on the grouter, a. unfairly. b. on a run of good fortune not reasonably to be expected: he bet his last dollar and came in on the grouter. {Phrase Origin: Australian army …   Australian English dictionary

  • grouter — See grout. * * * …   Universalium

  • grouter — grout·er …   English syllables

  • grouter — n. Austral. sl. an unfair advantage. Etymology: 20th c.: orig. uncert …   Useful english dictionary

  • Come in on the grouter — 1. take an unfair advantage of a situation; 2. (two up) bet on a change in the fall of the coins …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • come in on the grouter — Australian Slang 1. take an unfair advantage of a situation; 2. (two up) bet on a change in the fall of the coins …   English dialects glossary

  • grout — grouter, n. /growt/, n. 1. a thin, coarse mortar poured into various narrow cavities, as masonry joints or rock fissures, to fill them and consolidate the adjoining objects into a solid mass. 2. a coat of plaster for finishing a ceiling or… …   Universalium

  • grout — [graʊt] noun a mortar or paste for filling crevices, especially the gaps between wall or floor tiles. verb fill in with grout. Derivatives grouter noun grouting noun Origin C17: perh. from grouts or related to Fr. dialect grouter grout a wall …   English new terms dictionary

  • grout — 1. n. & v. n. a thin fluid mortar for filling gaps in tiling etc. provide or fill with grout. Derivatives: grouter n. Etymology: perh. f. GROUT(2), but cf. F dial. grouter grout a wall 2. n. sediment, dregs. Etymology: OE grut, rel. to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • grout — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, coarse meal, from Old English grūt; akin to Old English grēot grit Date: 1638 1. a. thin mortar used for filling spaces (as the joints in masonry); also any of various other materials (as a mixture of cement and …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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