grin

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgrɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/grɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grin)


Inflections of 'grin' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
grins
v 3rd person singular
grinning
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
grinned
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
grinned
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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grin

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. gave her a [big, smug, shy, telling, cute, broad] grin
  2. a [toothless, crooked, lopsided] grin
  3. a [mischievous, sheepish, malicious] grin
  4. I'll wipe that grin of your face!
  5. get that grin off your face!
  6. had a grin from ear to ear
  7. shot him a grin
  8. couldn't hide her grin
  9. a grin of [triumph, satisfaction, appreciation]
  10. his face [burst, broke] into a grin
  11. had a grin of pain on his face
  12. gave him a grin and a [wink, nod]
  13. had a cheesy grin in the photo
  14. always has an evil grin (on his face)
v
  1. grinned (back) at me
  2. grinned [wickedly, broadly, sheepishly]
  3. grinned and nodded
  4. was grinning from ear to ear
  5. grin and bear it
  6. stood there grinning like an idiot
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