The definition of a grouse is a complaint, or a type of game bird with a chubby body, feathers on its nose and different colored feathers.(noun)
Grouse is defined as to complain.(verb)
An example of grouse is for a student to constantly tell the teacher that the classroom is too hot.
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noun pl. grouse
Origin: Early ModE < ?
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noun pl. grouse grouse or grous·es
Origin: Origin unknown.
intransitive verb groused groused, grous·ing, grous·es
Origin: Perhaps from French dialectal groucer
Origin: , from Old French grouchier; see grudge.
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