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grimace

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) enPR: grĭm'-əs or grĭ-mās' IPA (key): /ˈɡrɪm.əs/
  • (US) enPR: grĭm'-əs or grĭ-mās' IPA (key): /ˈɡrɪm.əs/
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Noun[change]

Singular
grimace

Plural
grimaces

  1. (countable) A grimace is an ugly facial expression that is usually used to express disgust or pain.

Verb[change]

Plain form
grimace

Third-person singular
grimaces

Past tense
grimaced

Past participle
grimaced

Present participle
grimacing

  1. If you grimace, you make To make an ugly facial expression to express disgust or pain.