Definition Of grudge


a persistent feeling of ill will or resentment resulting from a past insult or injury.

she held a grudge against her former boss

be resentfully unwilling to give, grant, or allow (something).

he grudged the work and time that the meeting involved

Example Of grudge

  • "It turned out that she had a petty grudge against both of us.

  • A simple man, Ramesh does not grudge cricketers getting all mileage.

  • Ah well, I don't grudge her that moment of bitter victory.

  • And who could grudge her the comfort of a family just the other side of a common wall?

  • Boy, these guys sure do bear a grudge , don't they?

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