grippe grippe

Definition(s):

  • (n) an acute febrile highly contagious viral disease

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But Philadelphia, only 100 miles away, seemed to have nothing worse than the usual winter run of colds and grippe, with negligible absenteeism and no known cases of Asian flu.
  2. Or, alternatively, in an inspiring deathbed scene, where the victim appears to be suffering no more than a bad case of la grippe.
  3. As the year's first snowfall melted on Santiago's streets, Chileans shivered in one of the worst grippe epidemics in their country's history.

News

  1. Bohonko, Neylon

    Nicole Marie Bohonko and Mark Anthony Neylon Jr. were united in marriage on June 8, 2013, at Our Lady of Victory Church, Harveys Lake, by the Rev. Louis Grippe.
    on October 19, 2013     Source: Times Leader

  2. GIRLS' SOCCER: Magicians shut out Maroon Knights

    FRANKFORT, N.Y. Chelsea Jory made three saves on the road Monday and the Herkimer Magicians shut Frankfort-Schuylers Maroon Knights out 2-0. Caitlyn Roorda and Ashley Fahy scored goals for the Magicians (9-4-1, 8-1-0 CSC-II) and McKenzie Pine was credited with an assist. Cassandra Grippe made nine saves for Frankfort-Schuyler (3-8-2, 2-4-2 CSC-II).
    on October 16, 2013     Source: The Evening Times

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