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gricer

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrʌɪsə
 
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Definition of gricer in English:

noun

British informal
A fanatical railway enthusiast.
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

1
noun
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.

Words that rhyme with gricer

de-icer, dicer, enticer, paise, pricer, ricer, slicer, splicer

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