WOD! Word of the Day: Grouse

Pierre Metivier

It’s Wednesday, you’re half-way to the weekend so stop the grousing! Used here — today’s word of the day is all about grumbling, complaining and all around fretting but it’s also the term for any numerous gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Tetraoninae. So before you ruffle any feathers, be sure to use it correctly.

verb (used without object)


to grumble; complain: I’ve never met anyone who grouses somuch about his work.


a complaint.
1850–55;  origin uncertain; compare grouch

Related forms

grous·er, noun
1.  gripe, fret, fuss.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: