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grig

Saltos de línea: grig
Pronunciación: /ɡrɪɡ
 
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Definición de grig en inglés:

sustantivo

dialect
2A grasshopper or cricket.
Example sentences
  • Humped-winged grigs are found in coniferous forests; C. strepitans also occurs in high altitude sagebrush.
  • You can listen to songs of grigs and find out more about them at the Web site above.

Origen

Middle English (in the sense 'dwarf'): of unknown origin.

Frases

(as) merry (or lively) as a grig

1
Full of fun; very lively.
Example sentences
  • Everyone said Annabelle had been merry as a grig before the man she loved married elsewhere.
  • I think it was a cricket, but when I heard it, I was merry as a grig!
  • They were more than fairly high, merry as grigs, and prepared to go on all night.

Words that rhyme with grig

big, brig, dig, fig, frig, gig, jig, lig, pig, prig, rig, snig, sprig, swig, tig, trig, twig, Whig, wig

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