Definitions

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  • n. Someone who holds a grudge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who grudges.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who grudges; a discontented person.

Etymologies

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grudge +‎ -er

Examples

  • To save something toward the repayment of those creditors was the object toward which he was now bending all his thoughts and efforts; and under the influence of this all-compelling demand of his nature, the somewhat profuse man, who hated to be stinted or to stint any one else in his own house, was gradually metamorphosed into the keen-eyed grudger of morsels.

    II. The Torn Nest Is Pierced by the Thorns. Book IV—The Valley of Humiliation

  • Furthermore, said this grudger, that though the said youth was a tall lad of his inches, and strong and well-knit, he was all untried, and yet was he shoving aside older and well-proven men in the favour of the Knight of Longshaw.

    The Sundering Flood

  • In short, the said grudger went on with his tale as though there were some big grievance against his master brewing in Longshaw, and our knight deemed that so it was, and that they would hold together the looser, and that thereby we should have the cheaper bargain of them.

    The Sundering Flood

  • The appropriate mathematics is the theory of games, as I illustrated in my simple explanatory model of three ’strategies’ called ‘cheat’, ’sucker’, and ‘grudger’ …

    My Favorite Holiday Treat? Richard Dawkins

  • a relentless grudger of little joys; and, as is well known, those who make history have little time to make friends.

    Sir Robert Hart

  • But look here, I ain't a grudger, but if I do get a chance at the chap as shot at me -- well, I'm sorry for him, that's all. "

    Jack at Sea All Work and no Play made him a Dull Boy

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