Definitions

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  • noun A grouch or killjoy.
  • noun A person who aggressively sets out to ruin the Christmas holidays for others.

Etymologies

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Name of the main character in a children's book by Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957).

Examples

  • Also, astute readers will notice that my list contains no mention of a certain grinch.

    Christmas Reading

  • Staffer labelled 'grinch' over Xmas memo A DEPARTMENTAL officer was a "grinch" for writing a memo suggesting Centrelink and Medicare offices should not display nativity scenes at

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Staffer labelled 'grinch' over Xmas memo A DEPARTMENTAL officer was a "grinch" for writing a memo suggesting Centrelink and Medicare offices should not display nativity scenes at

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Staffer labelled 'grinch' over Xmas memo A DEPARTMENTAL officer was a "grinch" for writing a memo suggesting Centrelink and Medicare offices should not display nativity scenes at

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • This article ( "Sarah Palin, Dem greens 'grinch" -- POLITICO. com) nicely illustrates the Left's efforts to distract from the damning -- absolutely damning, revelations that leading global warming "scientists" were relying on deception and intimidation to promote their environmental agenda.

    WisdomIsVindicated

  • And a side note...the "grinch" cake...it looks more like Oscar the Grouch to me...

    Seasonal Non Sequiturs

  • When I first saw the "grinch" cake I was thinking more along the lines of Oscar the Grouch.

    Seasonal Non Sequiturs

  • Use the coupon code "grinch" w/o quotes for 20% off your entire order!

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Well, some say workers are calling New Jersey Governor John Corzine the "grinch" who stole thanksgiving.

    CNN Transcript Nov 19, 2007

  • Even now, however, you will often hear a "grinch" repeat one of the most absurd lies to ever cross the lips of a Republican.

    How George Bush Stole Christmas and Lost Camelot!

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