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grumpy in a bad mood; irritable.
grungy (slang) dirty, messy, run-down; unpleasant.
grunion a small edible fish found in coastal waters of southwestern North America.
grunt to utter the short deep guttural sound of a hog. [7 definitions]
Gruyère a mild, pale yellow cheese of Switzerland.
gryphon a variant of griffin.
G-string a very brief garment covering the pubic area, worn by striptease dancers.
G-suit a full-body garment designed to nullify the effects of high acceleration by exerting pressure on the lower part of the body, worn esp. by astronauts.
GT abbreviation of "grand touring (car)."
guacamole a thick Mexican sauce made principally of mashed avocados, salsa or hot peppers, and onions.
guacharo a nocturnal tropical South American bird from whose young is derived an oil used for cooking and lighting.
guaco any of several tropical South American plants that yield a medicinal substance used to treat snakebite.
guaiacum any of a family of tropical trees bearing blue or purple flowers and encapsulated fruit. [3 definitions]
Guam the largest of the Mariana Islands in the western Pacific, and a U.S. territory.
guan any of several large fowls of Central and South America that live in jungles and feed on fruit.
guanaco a reddish brown woolly ruminant animal that is related to the llama and alpaca.
Guangzhou a seaport and provincial capital on the southern coast of China; Canton.
guanidine a strongly basic water-soluble crystalline compound used in the manufacture of plastics, resins, and other industrial products.
guanine in biochemistry, a purine constituent of nucleic acids.
guano the nitrogen-rich excrement of sea birds or bats, used as fertilizer. [2 definitions]
guarana a substance containing caffeine and tannin that is made from the seeds of a South American shrub of the soapberry family, used as a stimulant. [2 definitions]