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English definition of “grouse”

grouse

noun [C] uk   /ɡraʊs/ us  

grouse noun [C] (BIRD)

(plural grouse) a small fat bird, shot for sport and foodDucks, geese and game birds

grouse noun [C] (COMPLAINT)

(plural grouses) informal an angry complaintComplaining

grouse

verb [I] uk   /ɡraʊs/ informal us  
to complain angrily: She's always grousing about how she's been treated by the management.Complaining
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