grin / grin/ • v. (grinned , grin·ning ) [intr.] smile broadly, esp. in an unrestrained manner and with the mouth open: Dennis appeared, grinning cheerfully. ∎ [tr.] express with a broad smile. ∎ grimace or appear to grimace grotesquely in a way that reveals the teeth: [as adj.] (grinning) a grinning skull. • n. a broad smile: “OK,” he said with a grin. PHRASES: grin and bear it suffer pain or misfortune in a stoical manner.DERIVATIVES: grin·ner n. grin·ning·ly adv.
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