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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who complains.

Usage examples (31)
  • Verb (used with object) : His tone of voice gripes me
  • "D.C. DPW please help," griper Sylvia Brown wrote.
  • "It is impossible to drive over," griper Dee Young wrote.
  • "It's miracle we haven't had more accidents," griper sumigurl added. for more
Tutoring comment
  • The "griper" (a complainer) complained about the "gripper" (something that holds something firmly) on the shirt.
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