Begrudge Definition

bĭ-grŭj
begrudged, begrudges, begrudging
verb
begrudged, begrudges, begrudging
To envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something).
She begrudged him his youth.
American Heritage
To feel ill will or resentment at the possession or employment of (something) by another.
To begrudge another's fortune.
Webster's New World
To give or expend with reluctance.
Begrudged every penny spent.
American Heritage
To give with ill will or reluctance.
He begrudges them every cent.
Webster's New World
To regard with displeasure or disapproval.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Begrudge

  • From Middle English bigrucchen (“to grumble at”), equivalent to be- (“at, about, over”) +‎ grudge.

    From Wiktionary

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