HyperDic: gripe

English > 2 senses of the word gripe:
NOUNcommunicationgripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawkinformal terms for objecting
VERBcommunicationgripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, hollercomplain
gripe > pronunciation
Soundsgray'p
Rhymesarchetype ... wipe: 24 rhymes with ayp...
English > gripe: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
Meaninginformal terms for objecting.
Example"I have a gripe about the service here"
Synonymskick, beef, bitch, squawk
BroaderobjectionThe speech act of objecting
Verbsgripecomplain
English > gripe: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningcomplain.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsbitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler
Broadercomplain, kick, plain, sound off, quetch, kvetchExpress complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness
Spanishaferrar, atrapar, chillar, disputar, dolor de barriga, gimotear, graznar, gritar, lamentarse, quejarse, quejar, renegar, vocear
Catalanaferrar, atrapar, baladrejar, cridar, queixar-se, xisclar
Nounsgripeinformal terms for objecting

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