Definitions for GRINgrɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smile, smiling, grin, grinning(verb)

    a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement

  2. grin(verb)

    to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl


  1. grin(Noun)

    A smile in which the lips are parted to reveal the teeth

  2. grin(Verb)

    To smile parting the lips so as to show the teeth.

  3. Origin: Before 1000 CE - From grinnen, from grennian compare to grennan

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grin(noun)

    a snare; a gin

  2. Grin(verb)

    to show the teeth, as a dog; to snarl

  3. Grin(verb)

    to set the teeth together and open the lips, or to open the mouth and withdraw the lips from the teeth, so as to show them, as in laughter, scorn, or pain

  4. Grin(verb)

    to express by grinning

  5. Grin(noun)

    the act of closing the teeth and showing them, or of withdrawing the lips and showing the teeth; a hard, forced, or sneering smile

  6. Origin: [OE. grinnen, grennen, AS. grennian, Sw. grina; akin to D. grijnen, G. greinen, OHG. grinan, Dan. grine. 35. Cf. Groan.]


  1. Grin

    Grin is the fifth and most recent studio album by the Swiss thrash metal band Coroner, and was followed by their self-titled compilation album, Coroner. It is the result of the progression of their sound from previous albums, mixed with a more 'laidback' and experimental style which features a lot of repetition and longer song lengths, as well as use of ambience and samples in some tracks. The album split the band's fanbase - some thought it was their crowning achievement, and the pinnacle of their songwriting, while others accused them of 'selling out'.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GRIN' in Nouns Frequency: #2711

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'GRIN' in Verbs Frequency: #643

Anagrams for GRIN »

  1. Girn

  2. NGRI

  3. Ring

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