Definition of Grumphies

1. grumphie [n] - See also: grumphie



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grumphies

grummel
grummer
grummest
grummet
grummeted
grummeting
grummets
grumness
grumose
grumous
grump
grumped
grumph
grumphed
grumphie
grumphies (current term)
grumphing
grumphs
grumphy
grumpier
grumpiest
grumpily
grumpiness
grumpinesses
grumping
grumpish
grumpity
grumps
grumpy
grundel

Literary usage of Grumphies

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1822)
"... an' grumphies' squeaks ; While Pate, unconscious o' their panic, Like Johnie Cope, ..."

2. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: To which is by John Jamieson (1880)
"... "ornaments, chiefly women's, such aa ribbands, neck- bees," Ac. Class. Diet. ' I wonner what ye made o' the twa grumphies it jre had row't np among your ..."

3. The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots (1821)
"... so engrained with the profitable management of cows and grumphies in her father's house, that she could not desist, at the which I was greatly grieved. ..."

4. Relics of Literature by Reuben Percy (1823)
"... the Soo and Geordie, for fear your corporation wud think I was makin a fule of them for keeping grumphies to soop the ..."

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