Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of grimace.
  • adj. distorted; crabbed

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Distorted; crabbed.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Aptos, Calif., manager Dave Anderson grimaced from the opposing dugout, no doubt in his mind about what motivated the display.

    USATODAY.com - They're dancing in Williamsport

  • You know, our reporters on the scene, Allan Chernoff, saying that he was erect, he kind of grimaced on the way in there.

    CNN Transcript Mar 12, 2009

  • The reporters kind of grimaced, not wanting to be the focus of the President's wrath.

    Two Presidents and Two Lies

  • I kind of grimaced and looked away, and she said, "You're not used to people giving you praise, are you?"

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • You're probably right, I just kind of grimaced at the iHype (of course I say this as I posted an ask me question yesterday about how to jailbreak my 2g iphone to 3.0.

    MetaFilter

  • Saltman grimaced while squinting and staring down his MacBook screen.

    On the Scene at the Game Developers Conference: Day 2 « PubliCola

  • As soon as he set eyes on you, he grimaced ugly and said, ‘It’s a girl?

    Raven

  • He grimaced after a moment, and I saw a hint of fang.

    My Fair Succubi

  • She grimaced, then glanced over her shoulder to make sure no one else was listening.

    Uprising

  • I saw from the way she closed her eyes and grimaced that even that bothered her.

    Olivia

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.