Share this entry

Share this page

grockle

Line breaks: grockle
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɒk(ə)l/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of grockle in English:

noun

British informal , often derogatory
A holidaymaker, especially one visiting a resort in Devon or Cornwall.

Origin

an invented word, originally a fantastic creature in a children's comic, adopted arbitrarily and popularized by the film The System (1964).

Words that rhyme with grockle

cockle

Definition of grockle in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure