Definition of grig in English:

grig

noun

dialect
  • 1A small eel.

  • 2A grasshopper or cricket.

    • ‘You can listen to songs of grigs and find out more about them at the Web site above.’
    • ‘Humped-winged grigs are found in coniferous forests; C. strepitans also occurs in high altitude sagebrush.’

Origin

Middle English (in the sense ‘dwarf’): of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

grig

/ɡrɪɡ/