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  • n. Plural form of gurn.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gurn.


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  • There hasn't been a peep out of the Obama administration regarding taking away their "gurns" (or their "jerbs").

    Crooks and Liars

  • Next up, an Ashton Kutcher lookalike who sings like Paolo Nutini gurns around.

    The X Factor USA – live blog

  • I still cannot get over the fact that she gurns throughout every movie, affecting a lock-jaw-like expression that makes her chin epically stick out: I wait with baited breath at the possibility of her and Daniel Craig having some kind of grotesque face-off in some near-future movie.

    Simon’s take on THE DUCHESS… | Obsessed With Film

  • I amused her for perhaps twenty minutes with a scattering of urbane bons mots, then retired to the lavatory where I discovered that the pen had leaked and that my lips, tongue, teeth, and gurns were now a striking, scrubresistant navy blue, and would remain so for several days.

    I'm A Stranger Here Myself

  • Upon the ground, the large curassows, and gurns, and the "gallo," with his plumage of bright red.

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  • The 62-year-old sealed victory on Saturday night with eye-watering gurns performed to Tina Turner's

    Whitehaven News headlines

  • This time it's Monkey who is thrown into a grunting, rapturous orgasm after a sip of tea, while Johnny gurns bemusedly in the background.

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  • C-Dogg comedy gurns his way through guitar solos and asks the crowd if they have ever seen a musical instrument played with a live animal.

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  • The trainer massages some sort of balm into Monfils shoulder - and the 23-year-old holds a towel over his face to mask the various gurns on his face to hide the quite obvious pain he is experiencing.

    BBC News - Home

  • Henson's Blues Brothers foxtrot was his best dance yet, but he's still wooden as a Welsh oak and gurns with concentration like a schoolboy doing sums. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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  • One wonders why grimacing's a reflex , since it can't possibly help. In any case a few Popeye gurns and gurgles later I got the bastard thing out. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    March 23, 2012