grub grub  /ˈɡrəb/


  1. (n) informal terms for a meal
  2. (n) a soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects
  3. (v) ask for and get free; be a parasite
  4. (v) search about busily



  1. The theory is that as folks stop eating out and start to look for cheaper grub they'll gravitate to canned soups.
  2. While the upgraded meals are virtually unrecognizable, Trinidad says the concoctions taste basically the same as the original grub, albeit with different textures.
  3. In two days the wasp egg hatches into a grub which lives off the juices of the weevil grub until it is fully grown in five days.


  1. Family hopes to re-open Woody’s Grub-N-Pub soon

    Years of hard work went up in smoke Wednesday afternoon when fire ripped through Woody’s Grub-N-Pub.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Star Beacon

  2. ‘Grub Crawl’ comes to Old Town Temecula

    Grub Crawling is a growing trend in cities like San Francisco, New York and Chicago. Next stop for the “foodie” event: Old Town Temecula. Much like a pub crawl, grub crawlers visit multiple restaurant locations, but the focus is on the food instead of the beverages.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Southwest Riverside News Network

  3. Spotted: Kelly Rowland Grabs Some Grub, Rihanna’s Family Time With Mom, Serena In Burberry & Christina Milian Hits Vegas

    Kelly Rowland is so cute and casual while on the promo trail. She was spotted in New York City yesterday afternoon, grabbing some grub, in between various media stops to promote her new LP Talk A Good Game. According to Hits Daily Double, her first week projections are around 65K, after sharing her release date [...]
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Necole Bitchie


  1. "And this is my challenge to you you grub, walk 15 paces out there and say it again, say it now," Mr Debus said.
    on Nov 15, 2006 By: Bob Debus Source: ABC Online

  2. Dave adds, "Why on earth can't they have their posh gastro grub (food) and still keep a part of it for tourists, Kinks fans and the curious? I am sure that if this had been The Cavern and THE BEATLES' history that was being disturbed and got rid of,...
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Dave Davies Source:

  3. In "A Treatyse of Fishing with an Angle," published in 1496 as part of the Book of St. Albans, the author, Dame Juliana Berners, writes of fishing with "grub under the cow turd" but also makes frequent mention of using artificial flies.
    on Feb 2, 2008 By: Juliana Barnes Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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