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Noun: grouse (grouse)  graws
  1. (game bird) flesh of any of various grouse of the family Tetraonidae; usually roasted; flesh too dry to broil
  2. Popular game bird having a plump body and feathered legs and feet
Verb: grouse  graws
  1. Hunt grouse
  2. Complain
    "What was he grousing about?";
    - gripe, bitch [informal], crab [informal], beef [informal], squawk, bellyache [informal], holler [informal]
Adjective: grouse  graws
Usage: Austral, NZ, informal
  1. Excellent
    "he did a grouse job";
    - bang-up [N. Amer, informal], bully [informal], corking [Brit, informal], cracking [Brit, informal], dandy, great, groovy [informal], keen, neat, nifty [informal], not bad [informal], peachy, slap-up [informal], swell [informal], smashing [Brit, informal], old, not half bad [informal], ripper [Austral, informal], lovely

Derived forms: grouses, groused, grouse, grousing

See also: good

Type of: complain, fowl, game bird, kick [informal], kvetch [N. Amer, informal], moan, plain [archaic], sound off, wildfowl

Part of: covey, family Tetraonidae, Tetraonidae

Encyclopedia: Grouse, Oregon