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Gripes

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Noun

1. colic, gripes, griping, intestinal colic

acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

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Gripes

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verb
1. (intransitive) informal
to complain, esp in a persistent nagging manner
2. 
to cause sudden intense pain in the intestines of (a person) or (of a person) to experience this pain
3. (intransitive) nautical
(of a ship) to tend to come up into the wind in spite of the helm
4. archaic
to clutch; grasp
5. (transitive) archaic
to afflict
noun
6. (usually plural)
a sudden intense pain in the intestines; colic
7. informal
a complaint or grievance
8. rare
a. 
the act of gripping
b. 
a firm grip
c. 
a device that grips
9. (in plural) nautical
the lashings that secure a boat

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Gripes

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verb transitiveWord forms: griped or ˈgriping
1.  Archaic
a. 
to grasp; clutch
b. 
to distress; oppress; afflict
2. 
to cause sudden, sharp pain in the bowels of
3.  US, Slang
to annoy; irritate
verb intransitive
4. 
to feel sharp pains in the bowels
5.  US, Slang
to complain; grumble
noun
6. 
the pressure or pain of something distressing or afflicting
7. 
a sudden, sharp pain in the bowels
usually used in pl.
8.  Rare
a handle
9. 
a. 
a device that grips
b.  [pl.]; Nautical
hooks, straps, etc. for holding a ship's boat in place
10.  US, Slang
a complaint
11.  Archaic
a. 
a grasping or clutching
b. 
control; mastery

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Gripes

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v. griped, grip·ing, gripes
v.intr.
1. Informal To complain naggingly or petulantly; grumble.
2. To have sharp pains in the bowels.
v.tr.
1. Informal To irritate; annoy: Her petty complaints really gripe me.
2. To cause sharp pain in the bowels of.
3. To grasp; seize.
4. To oppress or afflict.
n.
1. Informal A complaint.
2. gripes Sharp, spasmodic pains in the bowels.
3. A firm hold; a grasp.
4. A grip; a handle.

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