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grommet a plastic or metal eyelet reinforcing a hole through which a fastener, lace, or the like may be passed. [3 definitions]
groom a man who is about to be or has just been married; bridegroom. [7 definitions]
groomsman in a wedding ceremony, an attendant of the bridegroom, such as the best man or an usher.
groove a long narrow furrow or indentation in a surface. [7 definitions]
groovy (slang; old-fashioned) very pleasing; wonderful; great.
grope to feel about or feel one's way with the hands, as if blind. [5 definitions]
grosbeak any of a variety of finches that have a heavy conical bill adapted for cracking seeds.
groschen formerly, the smaller monetary unit of Austria. (Cf. schilling.) [3 definitions]
gros de Londres (often l.c.) a lightweight ribbed silk fabric on which the ribs alternate between wide and narrow or between colors.
grosgrain a heavy material woven from silk or rayon and featuring crosswise or horizontal ribbing. [2 definitions]
gros point a large needlepoint stitch across two horizontal and two vertical threads. [2 definitions]
gross unmitigated or without qualifications such as deductions; total; absolute. (Cf. net2.) [9 definitions]
gross national product the total market or monetary value of all the goods and services that a nation produces, usu. in one year.
gross out (slang) to disgust (someone) through revolting images or descriptions or by being something that is nauseating.
gross weight the entire weight of a package, shipment, or the like, including materials such as packaging.
grosz the smaller monetary unit of Poland. (Cf. zloty.)
grotesque unnatural, distorted, or ugly in character or appearance. [4 definitions]
grotto a cave or cavern, or an artificial construction or excavation resembling a cave.
grotty (chiefly British; informal) very shabby, unpleasant, or dirty. [2 definitions]
grouch to express discontent and bad humor; grumble; sulk. [3 definitions]
grouchy tending to be irritable and complaining; bad-tempered.