Definition of Grins

1. Noun. (plural of grin) ¹



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Definition of Grins

1. grin [v] - See also: grin

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grins

grindle-stones
grindles
grindlet
grindlets
grinds
grindstone
grindstones
gringas
gringo
gringos
grinned
grinner
grinners
grinning
grinningly
grins (current term)
grinting
griot
griots
grip
grip-car
grip car
grip cars
grip tape
gripe
gripe water
griped
gripeful
griper

Literary usage of Grins

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1. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1819)
"These, surely, are not ' grins' from the mouth which compelled us to catch the ... More Broad grins, or Mirth versus Melancholy. Small " grins horribly a ..."

2. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"grins horrible, retires, and turns again; Threats his distended paws, and shakes his He loses while in vain he presses on, Nor will his courage let him dare ..."

3. Hawthorne and His Circle by Julian Hawthorne (1903)
"... sticks—The coasts of England—A string of sleepy donkeys—Unutterable boy-thoughts—grins and chuckles like an ogress— Hideous maternal parody—The adorable ..."

4. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1880)
"0-288 grms. of substance gave 0-702 grms. of CO corresp. to 0-1914 grins. or 66-46» of C. 0-288 grins, of substance gave 0-284 grms. of H,O corresp. to ..."

5. Anecdote Lives of Wits and Humourists by John Timbs (1872)
"He published two collections, the Broad grins and Poetical Vagaries, followed by others. These pieces display lively and sparkling wit and observation ..."

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