griping griping  /ˈɡraɪ pɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But he felt special sympathy for those pursued by Ken Starr, and he is still griping that none of the accusations surrounding the land deal went anywhere.
  2. Since that long boom ended in 2001, though, griping and whining have been ascendant.
  3. In other words, he hears America singing and griping, fretting, seething, conniving, hoping, despairing.

News

  1. Rolling Stones: Some things never get old

    Enough griping about the Rolling Stones being too old. There are legit complaints with The 50 and Counting Tour, last night and tomorrow at the TD Garden. They charge too much for tickets (rock ‘n’ roll should never cost $500). They recruit lame guests like Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood and — for shame — Taylor Swift. But after yesterday’s packed Garden bash, I don’t buy the too-old tag.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  2. Some things never get old

    Enough griping about the Rolling Stones being too old. There are legit complaints with The 50 and Counting Tour, last night and tomorrow at the TD Garden. They charge too much for tickets (rock ‘n’ roll should never cost $500). They recruit lame guests like Katy Perry, Carrie Underwood and — for shame — Taylor Swift. But after yesterday’s packed Garden bash, I don’t buy the too-old tag.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Boston Herald

  3. Glass developers already griping over Google barring facial recognition

    If you thought that the recent revelations about the NSA’s invasive surveillance practices would give app developers pause about spreading the adoption of facial recognition technology, you would be wrong. Technology Review reports that app developers are griping over Google’s decision to bar facial recognition technology from Google Glass because they think such tech should be a core capability ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I had to set the tempo for the ballclub," Bryant said. "If I started griping with the officials right off the bat, it could create a domino effect for everyone else. ...... I had to relax, let it go down, sit on the bench, sit on my hands...
    on Jan 17, 2007 By: Kobe Bryant Source: USA Today

  2. "It used to be we'd win 11 games and everyone was griping and I didn't understand," Brown said. "Now we don't win all the games and I'm the one griping."
    on Aug 16, 2007 By: Mack Brown Source: CBS 11

  3. "I've always been for instant replay," head coach Joe Paterno said. "I was the one guy who started griping about it way back. If we had instant replay, we would have won two games when [former receiver] Tony Johnson was inbounds and they...
    on Oct 17, 2009 By: Joe Paterno Source: Nittany Lines (blog)

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