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grin

grin

 
pronunciation:
grIn
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: grinned, grinning, grins
definition 1: to smile broadly, so that the teeth are revealed.
antonyms:
grimace
similar words:
beam, smile
definition 2: to expose the teeth, as if smiling.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to express by grinning.
She grinned her approval.
antonyms:
scowl
similar words:
smile
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a broad smile that shows the teeth, or the act of producing such a smile.
antonyms:
grimace
similar words:
smile
definition 2: an act or the condition of exposing the teeth, as if smiling.
a death-grin
similar words:
rictus, smile
derivations: grinningly (adv.), grinner (n.)
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