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grapnel a small anchor with three or more pointed hooks or flukes. [2 definitions]
grappa an Italian brandy distilled from the pulpy residue of grapes that have been pressed to make wine.
grapple a metal hook with several claws used to drag objects closer or secure them; grapnel. [6 definitions]
grappling hook see grapnel.
grappling iron see grapnel.
grapy of, made of, or tasting of grapes.
grasp to take hold of with or as with a hand. [9 definitions]
graspable combined form of grasp.
grasp at a straw to seek anything, no matter how flimsy, that might save one from a predicament.
grasp at straws to seek anything, no matter how flimsy, that might save one from a predicament.
grasping overly eager to obtain material goods, sometimes to the point of ruthlessness; greedy. [2 definitions]
grass a green plant with narrow flat leaves and jointed stems, often covering lawns and meadows. [8 definitions]
grass carp a large East Asian carp that feeds on weeds and was brought to the United States to help clear plant-clogged rivers and lakes.
grass cloth a coarse cloth made of plant fibers such as jute or hemp, used for table linens or as a textured wall covering.
grasshopper any of numerous plant-eating insects with long hind legs adapted for jumping.
grassland a large tract of land mainly covered by perennial grasses and having few trees or shrubs.
grassless combined form of grass.
grassroots originating with or operating among the common people.
grass roots (used with a sing. or pl. verb) the common mass of people, esp. those in local areas as opposed to the political or cultural centers. [2 definitions]
grass snake any of several common small harmless snakes, such as the garter or green snake.
grass tree any of several related Australian plants having thick, woody stems and stiff, grasslike leaves, and bearing spikes of white flowers.