Meaning of grouse

grouse

Pronunciation: (grous), [key]
— pl. grouse, grous•es.
  1. any of numerous gallinaceous birds of the subfamily Tetraoninae. Cf. black grouse, capercaillie, ruffed grouse, spruce grouse.
  2. the red grouse.

grouse

Pronunciation: (grous), [key]
— v., n. groused, grous•ing,
—v.i.
  1. to grumble; complain: I've never met anyone who grouses so much about his work.
—n.
  1. a complaint.

grouse

Pronunciation: (grous), [key]
— adj. Australian Slang.
  1. excellent; great; wonderful.
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