Definition of grimalkin in English:

grimalkin

Line breaks: gri¦mal|kin
Pronunciation: /grɪˈmalkɪn
 
, -ˈmɔːl-/

noun

archaic
  • 1A cat.
    More example sentences
    • She's written six paranormal romances about love complicated by grimalkins, witches, Druids, mermaids, and even mad scientists.
  • 1.1A spiteful old woman.

Origin

late 16th century: from grey + Malkin (pet form of the given name Matilda).

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