grinned grinned  /ˈɡrɪnd/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
  2. (v) to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl

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Usage(s):

  1. Some grinned, some wept, some stared.
  2. Proudly the patient grinned at his distinguished guests, flexed his arm.
  3. But asked when she hoped to achieve her dream of being a suicide bomber, she grinned, squirmed and buried her face in her arms.

News

  1. Lincoln revels in another perfect season, state title

    LINCOLN – Casie Beauchemin, Lincoln High's heralded junior right fielder, sat back on a bench in front of the school early Wednesday afternoon trying to convey how incredible it felt to be a part of a team that not only captured two consecutive state Division I titles, but did so with an unblemished 43-0 mark. “It definitely hasn't hit me yet,” she grinned while peering at fellow tri-captain and ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: The Woonsocket Call

  2. Lost in Suburbia: Pomp and Circumstance

    Tracy Beckerman  By Tracy Beckerman The day my son graduated from pre-school, they played Pomp and Circumstance as the 4 year olds proudly strutted down the aisle in cardboard caps they made themselves. I remember his smile. He grinned from...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Independent Press

  3. Monty Python's Idle visits Muny for opening of 'Spamalot'

    Eric Idle, looking dapper in a black leather jacket, looked out the window of the Muny rehearsal studio and grinned. “It's not raining any more,” he said, just a few minutes before his hit show “Monty Python's Spamalot,” opened the 95th season at the Muny.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "Someone found an old leather helmet that I had worn at the All-Star game in Chicago in 1935 and, dressed in white tie and tails, I tried to put it on," Ford wrote. "When the flaps didn't fit easily over my ears, I grinned and said it was...
    on Dec 28, 2006 By: Gerald Ford Source: Washington Post

  2. "I just can't imagine what Tiger Woods puts up with all the time, and for one week in my life, I feel like him," Perry said. "It was awesome. I grinned the whole time. I had a blast out there."
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Kenny Perry Source: USA Today

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