Definition of gricer in English:

gricer

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrʌɪsə
 
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noun

British informal
A fanatical railway enthusiast.
More example sentences
  • I even took time out from my normal journalistic duties to spend a week with the gricers at a national festival of steam.
  • Olaf Güttler was in Cambodia in 1991 and was probably the last gricer to see real steam at work here.
  • I always try and find a remote location, no other gricers to worry about and no public either.

Origin

1960s: origin uncertain; perhaps a humorous representation of an upper-class pronunciation of grouser 'grouse-shooter'.

Derivatives

gricing

noun
More example sentences
  • Main stream gricing it most definitely is not, but we are all allowed our little fetishes, aren't we?
  • It has taken a little while but last weekend was spent gricing in Beijing, a contrast between the ancient and modern.
  • We had a taxi driver new to gricing but took to it well, cooperative, safe driver but can move quickly when needed, fair price, nice man all around.

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