Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: gripe
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'aɪp]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: gripe, kick, beef, bitch, squawk
    Meaning: informal terms for objecting; "I have a gripe about the service here"
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: gripe, bitch, grouse, crab, beef, squawk, bellyache, holler
    Meaning: complain; "What was he hollering about?"
Usage examples
  • In ordinary attacks of this kind Catharine had power to soothe and allay the spasmodic action of the muscles, and gradually release her husband from the terrible gripe of the disease, but now he would not suffer her to come near him.