girn

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girn

 (gûrn)
intr.v. girned, girn·ing, girns Scots
1. To complain.
2. To snarl or grimace.

[Middle English girnen, variant of grinnen, grennan; see grin.]

girn n.

girn

(ɡərn; ɡɜːn)
vb (intr)
1. to snarl
2. to grimace; pull grotesque faces
3. to complain fretfully or peevishly
[C14: a variant of grin]

girn


Past participle: girned
Gerund: girning

Imperative
girn
girn
Present
I girn
you girn
he/she/it girns
we girn
you girn
they girn
Preterite
I girned
you girned
he/she/it girned
we girned
you girned
they girned
Present Continuous
I am girning
you are girning
he/she/it is girning
we are girning
you are girning
they are girning
Present Perfect
I have girned
you have girned
he/she/it has girned
we have girned
you have girned
they have girned
Past Continuous
I was girning
you were girning
he/she/it was girning
we were girning
you were girning
they were girning
Past Perfect
I had girned
you had girned
he/she/it had girned
we had girned
you had girned
they had girned
Future
I will girn
you will girn
he/she/it will girn
we will girn
you will girn
they will girn
Future Perfect
I will have girned
you will have girned
he/she/it will have girned
we will have girned
you will have girned
they will have girned
Future Continuous
I will be girning
you will be girning
he/she/it will be girning
we will be girning
you will be girning
they will be girning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been girning
you have been girning
he/she/it has been girning
we have been girning
you have been girning
they have been girning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been girning
you will have been girning
he/she/it will have been girning
we will have been girning
you will have been girning
they will have been girning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been girning
you had been girning
he/she/it had been girning
we had been girning
you had been girning
they had been girning
Conditional
I would girn
you would girn
he/she/it would girn
we would girn
you would girn
they would girn
Past Conditional
I would have girned
you would have girned
he/she/it would have girned
we would have girned
you would have girned
they would have girned
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References in classic literature ?
He's a wicked auld man, and there's many would like to see him girning in the tow[7].
My other son, a toddler, was girning a little way behind.
The Labour leader had a rotten week after poor results in the English council elections, getting caught out by a question on food shopping and being snapped girning while trying to eat a bacon buttie.
But the members of Tony Mowbray's squad who are girning will find a smiley face from somewhere if the onloan striker helps wrestle the title from Rangers.
Lady Capulet's (Miranda Foster) description of Paris was accompanied by a series of peculiar facial expressions, as though she were the odds-on favorite at some girning competition.
They grump on about a lack of verve and dash in midfield, while girning about Smith's often preferred tactic of just a single striker.
Michael Vaughan takes part in a girning competition during fielding practice yesterday Picture, GARETH FULLER/PRESS ASSOCIATION
Top tips on being scary and pulling ugly faces will culminate in a gruesome girning competition.
Holiday prices are almost prohibitive for some places unless you want to split your flight into three or travel at some hour in the middle of the night with girning kids in tow.
The Scottish press has been over the whole period largely a poisoned chalice from the past; but the forces of the new have not succumbed to its cankered girning.
Girning bairns may develop an adverse reaction to strangers in black with cold, wet fingers, then howl to the bottom of both lungs when the minister threatens to douse them.