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  • n. Agent noun of grin; one who grins.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who grins.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who grins.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who grins


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  • Now and forever, Mr. Elling is a hipster, a flipster and a finger-poppin 'daddy, but at the same time, he's a picker, a grinner, a lover and a sinner.

    Comebacks and Co-Conspirators

  • Pushing the grudges and grievances down to a civic level while grinning leaders stand for photo ops and sit for five star feeds, fronted by the organ-grinner himself, President Tony Blair, is a recipe for disaster.

    Ireland and the Treaty of Lisbon

  • Get a load of the big grinner in the National Review t-shirt.

    Nips Ahoy!: James Wolcott

  • Here Steve is telling us clearly that he is both a picker and a grinner.

    The Pompitous of Love

  • Dear and he went on to scripple gentlemine born, milady bread, he would pen for her, he would pine for her,3 how he would patpun fun for all4 with his frolicky frowner so and his glumsome grinner otherso.

    Finnegans Wake

  • April 19th, 2006 at 9:01 am and a grinner, and a joker, and a sinner?

    Firedoglake » The ‘Decider’

  • The someone was an admirably creepy walker and silent grinner.

    shaken & stirred

  • Of course a fresh paper was used for each, and wide indeed was the grin when the grinner realized the absurdity of having his smile measured!

    Marjorie's New Friend

  • I've never heard tell that the devil was much on laughin ', but he's a good grinner, and he'll be just enjoyin' of himself to-day.

    Miss Gibbie Gault

  • Well, I'll bet a bull to fivepence, that the grinner gets upon it, and the snarler doesn't; at any rate, that he gets there first.

    The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"


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