grinning : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
- v to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl
- Suddenly, an elfish, dirty-looking creature in a little cap hopped over the low wall grinning, saying "What's the problem?" He was either old, or very young.
- The billionaire, ever grinning, promptly suggested that she try to marry "the son of Berlusconi.
- Still grinning and munching ripe fruit, War Lord Feng pulled out of Peiping on his special train for Tientsin.
News & Articles
- Queens Of The Stone Age Get First No. 1 Album On Billboard 200
Barenaked Ladies' "Grinning Streak" starting at No. 10 is its highest-charting set since 2003's "Everything to Everyone" also debuted (and peaked) at the same spot. read more
June 13, 2013 - The Hollywood Reporter
- Something fishy in D.C.: Cartop protest art, minus the protest, becomes a spectacle
Mobile protest art, such as that grinning apple on the Ford Escort, has drawn gawkers in Northwest.
June 13, 2013 - Washington Post
- ‘Reasons to Be Happy,’ by Neil LaBute
You don’t always know how much you’ve missed certain people until they show up in your life again. When Steph started bawling out Greg the other night, and rushing him as if he were a tackling dummy, I felt an oddly comforting warmth. “Oh, you two,” I said to myself, grinning.
June 11, 2013 - New York Times
- Brandon Jacobs in Junior College
He called me laughing and grinning,Burress' New York Giants teammate Brandon Jacobs told reporters after their 23-7 victory against Washington Sunday. "He is doing fine. He is feeling good. I called him and made a few jokes about the...
- Adam Wainwright in The Canadian Press
I was grinning. You can't not grin unless you're Albert Pujols and you do it every year,Wainwright said. "I knew I had to pitch, but I think it's all right to be excited about it."
- Sharon Gless in Seattle Post Intelligencer
It's been a long time, I'm just so thrilled,Gless says. "I know it sounds silly at [age] 67 to keep grinning and blushing and jumping up and down, but it's very exciting, especially for this show."