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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

grudgegrʌdʒ(n.; v.)grudged, grudg•ing.

  1. (n.)a feeling of ill will or resentment because of some real or fancied wrong.

  2. (v.t.)to give or permit with reluctance:

    They grudged us every day we were away.

  3. to resent the good fortune of (another); begrudge.

  4. (v.i.)Obs. to feel dissatisfaction or ill will.

Origin of grudge:

1400–50; < OF gro(u)c(h)ier < Gmc.; cf. MHG grogezen to complain, cry out

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grudge, score, grievance(verb)

    a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

    "holding a grudge"; "settling a score"

  2. stew, grudge(verb)

    bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

  3. grudge(verb)

    accept or admit unwillingly

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. grudge(noun)ʌdʒ

    a feeling of lasting anger as a result of unfair treatment

  2. grudgeʌdʒ

    to continue to feel anger

    I get angry, but I never hold a grudge.


  1. grudge(Noun)

    Deep-seated animosity or ill-feeling about something or someone.

  2. grudge(Verb)

    To grumble, complain; to be dissatisfied.

  3. grudge(Verb)

    To be unwilling to give or allow (someone something).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grudge(verb)

    to look upon with desire to possess or to appropriate; to envy (one) the possession of; to begrudge; to covet; to give with reluctance; to desire to get back again; -- followed by the direct object only, or by both the direct and indirect objects

  2. Grudge(verb)

    to hold or harbor with malicioua disposition or purpose; to cherish enviously

  3. Grudge(verb)

    to be covetous or envious; to show discontent; to murmur; to complain; to repine; to be unwilling or reluctant

  4. Grudge(verb)

    to feel compunction or grief

  5. Grudge(noun)

    sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel

  6. Grudge(noun)

    slight symptom of disease

Anagrams of grudge

  1. rugged

Translations for grudge

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to be unwilling to do, give etc; to do, give etc unwillingly

I grudge wasting time on this, but I suppose I'll have to do it; She grudges the dog even the little food she gives it.

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