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  • Agree with rolmop, by analogy with pipe and piping, it seems griping is preferable as a verb formation from gripe.

    June 2, 2012

  • This is a misspelling. Note that the correct spelling is griping. As a general rule, verbs that end in a silent -e, drop the -e when the ending -ing is added. There are exceptions (the only ones that come to mind are dyeing, to distinguish it from dying, and ageing, though here many prefer aging) – but "gripeing" is not one of them.

    June 1, 2012

  • gripe Babies can have a 'gripeing pain' when they have 'gripe'. 'Gripeing' in this use is an adjective but it is also a present participle of the verb 'to gripe'.

    June 1, 2012