Meaning of “grudging” in the English Dictionary

"grudging" in British English

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grudgingadjective

uk /ˈɡrʌdʒ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈɡrʌdʒ.ɪŋ/

(Definition of “grudging” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"grudging" in American English

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grudgingadjective

us /ˈɡrʌdʒ·ɪŋ/

done or offered unwillingly:

Her hard work won the grudging respect of her boss.
grudgingly
adverb us /ˈɡrʌdʒ·ɪŋ·li/

Grudgingly, Congress approved the funds.

(Definition of “grudging” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)