Girn definition

gûrn
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To snarl or grimace.
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To complain.
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(dialectal) To grimace; to snarl.
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(Scotland, northern England) To whinge, moan, complain.
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(intransitive) To make elaborate unnatural and distorted faces as a form of amusement or in a girning competition.
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Origin of girn

  • Middle English girnen variant of grinnen, grennan grin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Metathesized form of grin.

    From Wiktionary