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Noun: grub  grúb
  1. A soft thick wormlike larva of certain beetles and other insects
     
  2. [informal] The food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
    - fare, chow [informal], chuck [N. Amer, informal], eats [informal]
     
  3. [informal] Any solid substance (as opposed to liquid) that is used as a source of nourishment
    "grub and drink";
    - food, solid food, nosh [Brit, informal], khana [Asia], kai [NZ, informal]
Verb: grub (grubbed,grubbing)  grúb
  1. [informal] Ask for and get free; be a parasite
    - mooch [N. Amer, informal], bum [informal], cadge [informal], sponge [informal], bludge [Austral, NZ, informal], sponge off [informal]
     
  2. Search about busily

Derived forms: grubs, grubbing, grubbed

Type of: food, larva, look for, nutrient, obtain, search, seek, solid

Part of: food, nutrient

Encyclopedia: Grub, Germany