grubbed grubbed

Definition(s):

  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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. After studying engineering at the University of Minnesota, he left with $85 in his jeans, grubbed along as manual training instructor, toy designer, vaudevillian, journalist.
  2. For years, flame-haired young Claudia Cassidy grubbed away writing a music-and-theater column for the Chicago Journal of Commerce.
  3. After he had grubbed for several years at the grass roots, it seemed only right that handsome, hardworking Donald Hamerquist should be rewarded with an official role in.

News

  • This Turkey-Chomping Boy Is America's Thanksgiving Hero

    This is America, dadgumit, and Thanksgiving comes down to two things and two things only: turkey and football . Any American worth his or her reality TV programming has grubbed down on dead bird while watching grown men collide into one another with unimaginable force on Thanksgiving Day But you've never done it like this kid: The Vine clip, above, actually comes from an Oklahoma State football ...
    on November 28, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  • A French member of the committee, Jean-Claude Martinez, asked Boel, "When a vineyard is grubbed up, they plant villas and housing estates. Why do that when the world needs wine?"
    on Jul 6, 2007 By: Jean-Claude Martinez Source: Wine Spectator (registration)

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