Definition Of grouse


a grumble or complaint.

our biggest grouse was about the noise of the construction work

a medium to large game bird with a plump body and feathered legs, the male being larger and more conspicuously colored than the female.

Which was the fastest game bird in Europe - the golden plover or the grouse ?

complain pettily; grumble.

she heard him grousing about his assistant

Example Of grouse

  • After that, I had a sensational roast young grouse served medium-rare.

  • And the fare was always good - the roast grouse even excellent.

  • As we near the beginning of the autumn game season, consider brambles as accompaniments in sauces; with their tart sweetness, they complement perfectly the richness of game such as venison, grouse or pigeon.

  • Between you and me, I had too much grouse and red wine last night and mackerel is very good for lowering cholesterol.

  • Business as usual is what has driven the greater sage grouse to its precarious brink.

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