graunch

graunch

(ɡrɔːntʃ)
vb
1. (tr) NZ to crush or destroy
2. South African to kiss and cuddle (someone) passionately
[C19: from English dialect word, of imitative origin]

graunch


Past participle: graunched
Gerund: graunching

Imperative
graunch
graunch
Present
I graunch
you graunch
he/she/it graunches
we graunch
you graunch
they graunch
Preterite
I graunched
you graunched
he/she/it graunched
we graunched
you graunched
they graunched
Present Continuous
I am graunching
you are graunching
he/she/it is graunching
we are graunching
you are graunching
they are graunching
Present Perfect
I have graunched
you have graunched
he/she/it has graunched
we have graunched
you have graunched
they have graunched
Past Continuous
I was graunching
you were graunching
he/she/it was graunching
we were graunching
you were graunching
they were graunching
Past Perfect
I had graunched
you had graunched
he/she/it had graunched
we had graunched
you had graunched
they had graunched
Future
I will graunch
you will graunch
he/she/it will graunch
we will graunch
you will graunch
they will graunch
Future Perfect
I will have graunched
you will have graunched
he/she/it will have graunched
we will have graunched
you will have graunched
they will have graunched
Future Continuous
I will be graunching
you will be graunching
he/she/it will be graunching
we will be graunching
you will be graunching
they will be graunching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been graunching
you have been graunching
he/she/it has been graunching
we have been graunching
you have been graunching
they have been graunching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been graunching
you will have been graunching
he/she/it will have been graunching
we will have been graunching
you will have been graunching
they will have been graunching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been graunching
you had been graunching
he/she/it had been graunching
we had been graunching
you had been graunching
they had been graunching
Conditional
I would graunch
you would graunch
he/she/it would graunch
we would graunch
you would graunch
they would graunch
Past Conditional
I would have graunched
you would have graunched
he/she/it would have graunched
we would have graunched
you would have graunched
they would have graunched
References in periodicals archive ?
Ground clearance has increased and the test car went up an ill-surfaced, water-rutted track with neither a graunch nor any loss of grip from the Dunlop Grand Trek tyres.
No, Mr Terrington chose to describe the break-through moment in what had been more than a month of detailed negotiations with Britannic over the sale of Britannic Money as a bit 'graunch' -his word and a new one at that, meaning 'a difficult, tough, drawn out process (perhaps one for the authors of next year's Collins English Dictionary).
That does take patience along with gritted teeth as it lurches, bumps and scrapes over underwater rocks that graunch against the underbody skid plates.
Exit the pits and there's a ruthless 600bhp punch -- as promised by the beefed up looks -- and the GT-R's whines and graunches get the echo-chamber effect via the open space behind the seats.
Next, make sure the roof operates cleanly and without graunches or squeals.