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gri ning

  • 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


  • 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."

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