One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘she groused about having to sit next to Kim’
grumble, complain, moan, groan, protest, whine, bleat, carp, cavil, lodge a complaint, make a complaint, make a fuss
object to, speak out against, rail at, oppose, lament, bewail, grieve over, sorrow about, sorrow for, sigh over
informal bellyache, beef, bitch, grouch, whinge, kick up a fuss, kick up a stink, sound off, go on
British informal gripe, grizzle, chunter, create
North American informal kvetch
South African informal chirp
British dated crib, natter
archaic plain over
1‘our biggest grouse was about the noise’
grumble, complaint, moan, groan, whine, grievance, objection, protest, protestation, cavil, quibble
informal beef, gripe, bellyache, whinge, grouch
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