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

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Definition of grockle in English:


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


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

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