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grouse

To complain or gripe. I turned the thermostat up, so you all can stop grousing about how cold it is in here, thanks. Michael, as long as you have long hair, Grandma is going to grouse about it—you better get used to it.

grouse about (someone or something)

To complain or gripe about someone or something. I turned the thermostat up, so you all can stop grousing about how cold it is in here, thanks. Michael, as long as you have long hair, Grandma is going to grouse about it—you better get used to it.
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grouse at (someone)

To complain or gripe at someone. Michael, as long as you have long hair, Grandma is going to grouse at you about it—you better get used to it.
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grouse about someone or something

to complain about someone or something. What are you grousing about now? I am grousing about your carelessness!
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grouse at

someone or an animal Fig. to criticize someone or an animal directly to the person or animal. Stop grousing at me! Sharon is grousing at the cat again.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

grouse

(grɑʊs)
1. in. to complain. Paul is always grousing about something.
2. n. a woman; women considered sexually. Who’s the grouse I saw you with last night?
3. in. to neck; to pet and kiss. They were grousing in the backseat the whole trip.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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