grudge

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
grudge

Plural
grudges

  1. (countable) A grudge is a feeling of ill will or hatred that doesn't go away.
    He stole my bike last year. I still have a grudge against him.

Verb[change]

Plain form
grudge

Third-person singular
grudges

Past tense
grudged

Past participle
grudged

Present participle
grudging

  1. (transitive) If you grudge something you are unwilling to give or allow it.
    We were poor, so my mom grudged every piece of food I ate.