grudge

  • 1 Grudge — (gr[u^]j), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Grudger}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Grudging}.] [OE. grutchen, gruchen, grochen, to murmur, grumble, OF. grochier, grouchier, grocier, groucier; cf. Icel. krytja to murmur, krutr a murmur, or E. grunt.] 1. To look upon with …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Grudge — may refer to:* A deep seated feeling of resentment or rancor. * The Grudge , a 2004 American horror film.:The Grudge 2, 2006 film:The Grudge 3, upcoming 2008 film * , a January, 2003 Japanese horror film.: , an August 2003 film: , upcoming 2008… …

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  • 3 Grudge — Grudge, n. 1. Sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel. [1913 Webster] Esau had conceived a mortal grudge and enmity against his brother Jacob. South. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Grudge — Grudge, v. i. 1. To be covetous or envious; to show discontent; to murmur; to complain; to repine; to be unwilling or reluctant. [1913 Webster] Grudge not one against another. James v. 9. [1913 Webster] He eats his meat without grudging. Shak.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 grudge — vb begrudge, envy, *covet Analogous words: *deny: refuse (see DECLINE) grudge n *malice, ill will, malevolence, spite, despite, malignity, malignancy, spleen Analogous words: animus, antipathy, animosity, rancor (see ENMITY …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 grudge — [n] hard feelings animosity, animus, antipathy, aversion, bad blood*, bitterness, bone to pick*, dislike, enmity, grievance, hate, hatred, ill will, injury, injustice, malevolence, malice, maliciousness, malignancy, peeve, pet peeve*, pique,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7 grudge — [gruj] vt. grudged, grudging [LME gruggen, var. of grucchen < OFr grouchier] 1. to envy and resent (someone) because of that person s possession or enjoyment of (something); begrudge [to grudge a person his success] 2. to give with reluctance… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 grudge — index dissatisfaction, feud, rancor, refuse, resentment, spite, umbrage Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 grudge — (v.) mid 15c., to murmur, complain, variant of GRUTCH (Cf. grutch). Meaning to begrudge is c.1500. Related: Grudged; grudges; grudging; grudgingly. The noun is mid 15c., from the verb …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 10 grudge — ► NOUN ▪ a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury. ► VERB 1) be resentfully unwilling to grant or allow (something). 2) feel resentful that (someone) has achieved (something). DERIVATIVES grudging… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 grudge — grudge1 [grʌdʒ] n 1.) a feeling of dislike for someone because you cannot forget that they harmed you in the past grudge against ▪ Is there anyone who might have had a grudge against her? ▪ Mr Gillis was not normally a man to bear grudges . ▪ I m …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 Grudge 2 — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Der Fluch – The Grudge 2 Originaltitel: The Grudge 2 Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2006 Länge: 98 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 13 Grudge — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: The Grudge – Der Fluch Originaltitel: The Grudge Produktionsland: USA Japan Deutschland Erscheinungsjahr: 2004 Länge: Kinofassung: ca. 88 Minuten Direct …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 14 grudge — 1 noun (C) 1 a feeling of anger or dislike you have for someone because you cannot forget that they harmed you (+ against): He s had a grudge against Bob ever since he was promoted. | bear (sb) a grudge (=continue to have a grudge) 2 grudge… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 grudge — grudgeless, adj. grudger, n. /gruj/, n., adj., v., grudged, grudging. n. 1. a feeling of ill will or resentment: to hold a grudge against a former opponent. adj. 2. done, arranged, etc., in order to settle a grudge: The middleweight fight was… …

    Universalium

  • 16 grudge — n. 1) to bear, harbor, hold, nurse a grudge 2) a bitter; deep seated grudge 3) a grudge against * * * [grʌdʒ] deep seated grudge harbor hold nurse a grudge a bitter a grudge against to bear …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 grudge — I UK [ɡrʌdʒ] / US noun [countable] Word forms grudge : singular grudge plural grudges a feeling of anger towards someone because they have done something to you that does not seem right or fair There s a whole list of people who might bear a… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 grudge — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ long standing, old ▪ It s time to forget old grudges. ▪ personal VERB + GRUDGE ▪ bear, harbour/harbor …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 19 grudge — grudge1 [ grʌdʒ ] noun count a feeling of anger toward someone because they have done something to you that does not seem right or fair: There s a whole list of people who might bear a grudge against him. grudge grudge 2 [ grʌdʒ ] verb transitive …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 grudge — be·grudge; grudge·ful; grudge·less; grudge; …

    English syllables


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