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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Informal terms for objecting v. - Complain.

Usage examples (36)
  • I have a gripe about the service here
  • My main gripe is that I pictured two women in my mind until just after a third of the way through the piece.
  • Jim, THAT'S your main gripe about David E. Kelley?
  • My main gripe would then be, why not show that shot? for more
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  • I certainly had a "gripe" (a complaint) when I got the "grippe" (the flu). Note: A "grip" is a strong grasp of something so the "grippe" (the flu) can have a "grip" (a strong hold) on me.
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