Grim Definition

grĭm
grimmer, grimmest
adjective
grimmer, grimmest
Fierce; cruel; savage.
Webster's New World
Discouraging or depressing.
The business news has been grim lately.
American Heritage
Dismal; gloomy.
A grim, rainy day.
American Heritage
Appearing stern, forbidding, harsh, etc.
A grim face.
Webster's New World
Hard and unyielding; relentless; stern; resolute.
Grim courage.
Webster's New World
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pronoun

An English surname​, probably derived from Old English grimm or Old Norse grimr or grimmr.

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Other Word Forms of Grim

Adjective

Base Form:
grim
Comparative:
grimmer
Superlative:
grimmest

Origin of Grim

  • Middle English from Old English fierce, severe

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

  • From Old English grim.

    From Wiktionary

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