Meaning of begrudge

be•grudge

Pronunciation: (bi-gruj'), [key]
— -grudged, -grudg•ing.
  1. to envy or resent the pleasure or good fortune of (someone): She begrudged her friend the award.
  2. to be reluctant to give, grant, or allow: She did not begrudge the money spent on her children's education.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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