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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  • verb-intransitive. To smile broadly, often baring the teeth, as in amusement, glee, embarrassment, or other strong emotion.
  • v. To express with a grin: I grinned my approval.
  • n. The act of grinning.
  • n. The facial expression produced by grinning.
  • Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
  • n. A smile in which the lips are parted to reveal the teeth.
  • v. To smile parting the lips so as to show the teeth.
  • the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  • n. A snare; a gin.
  • verb-intransitive. To show the teeth, as a dog; to snarl.
  • verb-intransitive. 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.
  • v. To express by grinning.
  • 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.
  • The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • To draw back the lips so as to show the teeth set nearly or quite together, as a snarling dog, or a person in pain or anger.
  • Hence To smile with a similar distortion of the features; exhibit derision, stupid admiration, embarrassment, or the like, by drawing back the lips from the teeth with a smiling expression.
  • To snarl with, as the teeth in grinning.
  • To effect by grinning.
  • n. The act of withdrawing the lips and showing the teeth; hence, a broad smile; especially, a forced, derisive, sardonic, or vacant smile.
  • n. A snare or trap which snaps and closes when a certain part is touched.
  • WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  • v. to draw back the lips and reveal the teeth, in a smile, grimace, or snarl
  • n. a facial expression characterized by turning up the corners of the mouth; usually shows pleasure or amusement
  • Verb Form
    grinned    grinning    grins   
    Words that are more generic or abstract
    Cross Reference
    grimace    smile   
    grinning    grinned   
    grinned    grinning   
    Words with the same meaning
    snare    gin    snarl   
    Words with the same terminal sound
    Allin    Atkin    Begin    Berlin    Boleyn    Bryn    Chin    Finn    Flynn    Gwyn   
    Same Context
    Words that are found in similar contexts
    smile    laugh    grimace    gesture    gleam    nod    glance    sneer    whisper    humor