Definition of 'gripe'
Example sentences containing 'gripe'
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Isn't it time for hoteliers to gripe about their guests? Times, Sunday Times (2016)GOT a gripe about something you bought but no time to sort it out? The Sun (2016)A lot of this footage is recycled from other wildlife films, but that's a minor gripe. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The gripe is about the pace of the transition to the new system. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But the main gripe was the entertainment. Times, Sunday Times (2006) One gripe has been that there is a lack of leadership. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Social media was flooded with jokes and gripes about it. The Sun (2014)But what about the gripe that the flu jab can cause flu and colds? The Sun (2009)And their chief gripe about the town? Times, Sunday Times (2012)One of the biggest gripes is the fact that lenders can increase these fees during the mortgage term. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My main gripe with the game is the speed at which your target on screen follows your movements with the gun. The Sun (2009)But it addresses a big gripe. The Sun (2016)And one last gripe concerns food. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This is a minor gripe, though. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But get over those very minor gripes and you're looking at an essential purchase. The Sun (2009)Your biggest gripe is that there's so little you can do to put things right. Times, Sunday Times (2013)His fans' main gripe is that he is such a slow writer. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Read our biggest gripes on page 4 and tell us yours. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Booking fees of up to 15 per ticket are not uncommon and are a big gripe for consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I have one other serious gripe about the launch. Times, Sunday Times (2015)But these are minor gripes. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There were three main gripes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)My main gripe is coke. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Minor gripes aside, it is an admirable source of affordable, catchy modern design. Times, Sunday Times (2014) One gripe is skintight clothes disrupt the signal - so avoid Lycra. The Sun (2010)For those who don't go racing that often, this might seem like a minor gripe. The Sun (2010)My one real gripe is that, after just a couple of weeks, you might get bored of the activities. The Sun (2008)
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Used Occasionally. gripe is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'gripe'
British English: gripe VERB
If you say that someone is griping, you mean they are annoying you because they keep on complaining about something.
Why are footballers griping when they earn huge amounts of money?
Definition of gripe from the Collins English Dictionary
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