girn

Verb. To complain, to moan, to whinge. E.g."If you don't stop girning we won't go to the cinema and you can go to bed early." Also 'gurn'. Scottish use

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • Girn — Girn, v. i. [See {Grin}, n.] To grin. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • girn — girn·ie; girn; …   English syllables

  • girn — [gʉrn, girn] n., vi., vt. [ME girnen, var. of grennen: see GRIN] [Dial., Chiefly Brit.] snarl; grimace …   English World dictionary

  • girn — intransitive verb Etymology: Middle English, alteration of grinnen to grin, snarl Date: 12th century chiefly Scottish snarl • girn noun, chiefly Scottish …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • girnəş — (Meğri) istidən bir yerə toplaşan, sıxlaşan (qoyun sürüsü). – Seyidəli qoyunu girnəşdə belinnən tanırdı …   Azərbaycan dilinin dialektoloji lüğəti

  • girn — a snare or running line, often used for catching trout in deep pools (Scottish dialect). Also see gird an girns …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • girn — girn1 /gerrn/, v.i., v.t., n. Scot. grin1. girn2 /gerrn/, n., v.t. Scot. grin2. * * * …   Universalium

  • girn — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary To moan or to pull a face II Cleveland Dialect List to grin; to snarl III North Country (Newcastle) Words the Northern word for grin …   English dialects glossary

  • Girn — complain fretfully babies …   Scottish slang

  • girn — 1) grin 2) ring …   Anagrams dictionary

  • girn — verb variant spelling of gurn …   English new terms dictionary

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