grimace grimace  /ˈɡrɪ məs/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a contorted facial expression
  2. (v) contort the face to indicate a certain mental or emotional state

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Charbroiled monkeys, stiff and stacked like cordwood, grimace at the camera.
  2. One patient gets his broken arm set without a grimace, another has no symptoms but wants Percocet.
  3. At this point Kennedy's widow, Victoria, passes by, and Kerry hip be damned pops up with a grimace.

News

  1. Struggling Woods gets Open reprieve

    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Ball in the rough. Swing. Grimace. Shake left arm. Repeat.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Beloit Daily News

  2. Woods' wrist looks OK; Mickelson leads at US Open

    Ball in the rough. Swing. Grimace. Shake left arm. Repeat.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: New Jersey Herald

  3. Woods winces his way through 1st round of US Open

    ARDMORE, Pa. (AP) — Ball in the rough. Swing. Grimace. Shake left arm. Repeat.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I will take what I can. I saw Troy go down right in front of me and it was not good," said Toseland, the 2004 world champion. "You do not high-side at Coppice and not feel it so I had a grimace inside my helmet because I knew it was going to...
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: James Toseland Source: Daily Echo

  2. "You watched their face. There's no grimace, there's no hesitation in the finish," Maddon said. "Those are the signs you look for. Guys who are cutting themselves off or recoiling to try to protect themselves - I didn't see any of that."
    on Feb 17, 2007 By: Joe Maddon Source: SI.com

  3. "Just for precautionary reasons, go check it out," Granderson said. "My reactions, I guess, made them think [it was more serious], but I grimace at anything. They think it's more [of a bruise]."
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Curtis Granderson Source: Colorado Rockies News

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