An example of gripe is having pain caused by irritable bowel syndrome.
An example of gripe is a small child whining about having to eat vegetables.
An example of gripe is a person's expression of their dissatisfaction with their work.
An example of gripe is the pain experienced by a person with irritable bowel syndrome.
Her petty complaints really gripe me.
The gripe of poverty.
Other Word Forms
Origin of gripe
- Middle English gripen to seize from Old English grīpan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition