Crossword clues for grin
- Prankster's look
- :-), in an e-mail
- Small beam?
- ___ and bear it
- A facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth
- Usually shows pleasure or amusement
- Cheshire Cat's expression
- Expression of elation
- Broad smile
- Look pleased
- Happy look
- Toothy look
- Sign of pleasure
- Cheshire-Cat's leftover
- Simper's cousin
- Remnant of the Cheshire Cat
- Bare the teeth happily
- Smile broadly
- Affable expression
- Toothy smile
- Pleased look
- One way to "bear it"
- Cheshire cat specialty
- Toothy expression
- Broad beam
- Jack-o'-lantern feature
- Mouth widener
- Show amusement
- Sheepish look
- It may be silly
- Happy face
- WinnerвЂ™s look
- Alfred E. Neuman expression
- "You got me!" look
- Friendly look
- Show of amusement
- Alfred E. Neuman feature
- Show pleasure
- Small beam
- :D, in an e-mail
- Put on a happy face
- Sign of sheepishness
- Expression for the Joker
- Sign of satisfaction
- Use one's zygomatic muscles
- Meaning of the emoticon :-D
- Wink accompanier
- Sheepish look, maybe
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Grin \Grin\, v. t. To express by grinning.
Grinned horrible a ghastly smile.
Grin \Grin\, n.
The act of closing the teeth and showing them, or of
withdrawing the lips and showing the teeth; a hard, forced,
or sneering smile.
He showed twenty teeth at a grin.
Grin \Grin\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Grinned; p. pr. & vb. n. Grinning.] [OE. grinnen, grennen, AS. grennian, Sw. grina; akin to D. grijnen, G. greinen, OHG. grinan, Dan. grine.
To show the teeth, as a dog; to snarl.
To set the teeth together and open the lips, or to open the mouth and withdraw the lips from the teeth, so as to show them, as in laughter, scorn, or pain.
The pangs of death do make him grin.
Grin \Grin\, n. [AS. grin.] A snare; a gin. [Obs.]
Like a bird that hasteth to his grin.
--Remedy of Love.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1630s, from grin (v.).
Old English grennian "show the teeth" (in pain or anger), common Germanic (cognates: Old Norse grenja "to howl," grina "to grin;" Dutch grienen "to whine;" German greinen "to cry"), from PIE root *ghrei- "be open." Sense of "bare the teeth in a broad smile" is late 15c., perhaps via the notion of "forced or unnatural smile." Related: Grinned; grinning.
Etymology 1 n. A smile in which the lips are parted to reveal the teeth. vb. (lb en intransitive) To smile, parting the lips so as to show the teeth. Etymology 2
n. (context obsolete English) A snare; a gin.
Grin may refer to:
- A facial expression, see Smile
- Grin (Coroner album), 1993
Grin (band), a band formed by Nils Lofgren
- Grin (Grin album), 1971
- Grin (surname)
GRIN may refer to:
- GRIN (company), a defunct video game developer formerly based in Sweden
- GRIN, an acronym for gradient index; see Gradient-index optics
- GRIN, an acronym for graph interface; see Software on graph theory
- GRIN, an acronym for Genetic, Robotic, Information, and Nano technologies
- Germplasm Resources Information Network, a software project
- Grand River Information Network, a Grand River Conservation Authority online mapping and data download tool
Grin is the fifth studio album by the Swiss thrash metal band Coroner, and was followed by their self-titled compilation album, Coroner. It is the result of the progression of their sound from previous albums, mixed with a more "laidback" and experimental style which features a lot of repetition and longer song lengths, as well as use of ambience and samples in some tracks. The album split the band's fanbase - some thought it was their crowning achievement, and the pinnacle of their songwriting, while others accused them of " selling out". Grin was Coroner's final album before their fourteen-year break up from 1996 to 2010, and is their final album to feature Marky Edelmann on drums.
Grin is a 1971 album by Grin, featuring songs by their guitarist Nils Lofgren. As well as being an album in its own right, this was released by CBS in the UK as part of a 1976 double album set along with its successor 1+1. In 2005, it was issued on CD in remastered form, with the addition of two more tracks from the original sessions.
GRIN was a video game developer based in Stockholm, Sweden. Founded by Bo and Ulf Andersson in 1997, Grin worked on numerous titles for the PC, consoles and arcade. The company became defunct in 2009, and its founders/owners went on to create Overkill Software.
- Redirect Germplasm Resources Information Network
Grin or Hryn (Ukrainian variant) is the surname of the following people
- Alexander Grin (1880–1932), Russian novelist
- Elda Grin, Armenian writer, psychologist and legal expert
- François Grin (born 1959), Swiss economist
- Serhiy Hryn (footballer) (born 1994), Ukrainian footballer
- Serhiy Hryn (rower) (born 1981), Ukrainian rower
Usage examples of "grin".
She grinned suddenly, unable to resist aji opportunity to twit him, if only to distract herself from her misery.
With a slight grin, Angel left the Ninth Level, ascending the steps to the warm Los Angeles night outside.
Caesar could move any further, someone gave him a tremendous buffet in the small of the back, and he whipped around to see a big, unmistakably Antonian child standing there grinning.
There was a thud below him as the baffled cat fell back to earth, and then Tarzan of the Apes, drawing his dinner farther up to the safety of a higher limb, looked down with grinning face into the gleaming yellow eyes of the other wild beast that glared up at him from beneath, and with taunting insults flaunted the tender carcass of his kill in the face of him whom he had cheated of it.
Blobadjian, accordingly, is pursued through the black end of Baku by a passel of screaming Arabists waving scimitars and grinning horribly.
She raised a brow at his skill, but he just continued to grin at her as he pushed her arisaid off her shoulders, then reached for her gown, removing it easily and leaving her in her woolen hose, her chemise and her shoes.
The astrophysicist looked up from the instrument console with a boyish grin and rubbed a hand across his blond crewcut.
She sank down on a smooth slab of rose-pink marble that rose at its far end in the form of a grinning sapphire-eyes face, all jaws and teeth, and beckoned Koshmar down beside her.
They only grinned back at her, at least as unrepentant as young Honor.
Katy grinned up at her, then dropped her head and started working her way back and forth along the cut in the fence.
We took it all in as we played chase, until we stopped near another door to grope and kiss before heading back out into the public areas, giggling and grinning as we did so.
I looked at TJ Sterling sitting across from me with his barroom tan and canary-feather grin, but instead of feeling angry and repulsed, I was afraid.
Woody responded, his tone suddenly cool, as if the blond beachboy with the toothpaste grin did, indeed, have a solemn side.
If she were seen holding a stem of beardtongue blossoms to admire their color or stooping to touch the spikes of jimson leaves, some would solemnly call her mazed in the head not to know beardtongue when she saw it, and others would wonder, grinning, was she so wit-scoured as perhaps to eat jimson?
Circumstantial evidence was against him, for The Shadow stood armed, a trespasser on the Beaverwood property, and above him, grinning in macabre glee, was the tilted corpse impaled upon the gate spikes, flinging down a silent accusation.