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Meaning of "girnie" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIRNIE

girnie  [ˈɡɜːnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIRNIE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Girnie is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES GIRNIE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of girnie in the English dictionary

The definition of girnie in the dictionary is peevish.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIRNIE


attorney
əˈtɜːnɪ
Burney
ˈbɜːnɪ
burnie
ˈbɜːnɪ
byrnie
ˈbɜːnɪ
curny
ˈkɜːnɪ
Ernie
ˈɜːnɪ
ferny
ˈfɜːnɪ
gurney
ˈɡɜːnɪ
journey
ˈdʒɜːnɪ
pirnie
ˈpɜːnɪ
yrneh
ˈjɜːnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIRNIE

girlie
girlie magazine
girlish
girlishly
girlishness
Girls´ Brigade
girly
girn
girnel
girner
giro
girolle
giron
Girona
Gironde
Girondism
Girondist
gironny
girosol
girr

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIRNIE

beanie
brownie
carnie
connie
dominie
genie
grannie
heinie
Henie
loonie
minnie
queenie
Rennie
ronnie
sarnie
screenie
sinfonie
starnie
tannie
weenie

Synonyms and antonyms of girnie in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «girnie» into 25 languages

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girnie
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girnie
570 millions of speakers

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girnie
510 millions of speakers

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girnie
380 millions of speakers
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girnie
280 millions of speakers

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girnie
278 millions of speakers

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girnie
270 millions of speakers

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girnie
260 millions of speakers

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girnie
220 millions of speakers

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Girnie
190 millions of speakers

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girnie
180 millions of speakers

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girnie
130 millions of speakers

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girnie
85 millions of speakers

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Girnie
85 millions of speakers
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girnie
80 millions of speakers

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girnie
75 millions of speakers

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जिनी
75 millions of speakers

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girnie
70 millions of speakers

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girnie
65 millions of speakers

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girnie
50 millions of speakers

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girnie
40 millions of speakers

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girnie
30 millions of speakers
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girnie
15 millions of speakers
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girnie
14 millions of speakers
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girnie
10 millions of speakers
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girnie
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of girnie

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIRNIE»

The term «girnie» is used very little and occupies the 181.396 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIRNIE»

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The English dialect dictionary, being the complete ...
pccvish, ill-tempered, fretful ; (3) Girnie- or Gorneygibbie. sb., see (I) : (4) Girnigo or Girnigae, (u) sb., see (I); (bi mtj., see (2, b) ; (5t Girnigo-gash, (6) -gibbie, sb., see (I); (7) Girning, p/d. mI_'/'., sec (2, b); (B) Girny-gogabby. sb., see (I). (I) Sc. And ...
Joseph Wright
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Transactions of the Philological Society
Girnie, n. a person given to crying or whining from bad temper or fretfulness of disposition ; as, " There's girnie t' the rod agehn ; he's been our lang at paice." Girnigo-gash, n. a term given to a child who has taken a fit of bad humour. Gibs, v.a. ...
Philological Society (Great Britain), 1866
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The Dialect of Banffshire: With a Glossary of Words Not in ...
GIRNIE, n. a person given to crying or whining from bad temper or fretfulness of disposition; as, “ There's girnie t' the rod agehn; he's been our lang at paice.” GIRNIGO-GASH, n. a term given to a child who has taken a fit of bad humour. Gms ...
Walter Gregor, 1866
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Human Interactions with the Geosphere: The Geoarchaeological ...
In: Girnie, J., Bennett, K. & Hall, A. (eds) The Quaternary of Shetland: a Field Guide. Quaternary Research Association, London, 77-82. Bennett, K. D., Boreham, S., Sharp, M. J. & Switsur, V. R. 1992. Holocene history of environment, vegetation ...
Lucy Wilson, 2011
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Year Book of the Disciples of Christ (Christian Churches).
Brown Vice-President — Girnie L. Reeves Treasurer — Irwin Miller Secretary — - Miss Lula Patterson Elsie I. Sweeney Clementine Miller EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE Girnie L. Reeves, Chairman Nettie S. Miller Earl B. Pulse John R. Rees Hilton ...
Disciples of Christ, 1947
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Scottish Dictionary and Supplement: In Four Volumes. Suppl. ...
... the under-garment is seen through the chinks, S. Girnie, adj. Peevish, S.B. V. Girn, v. Girn-again, *. A peevish ill-humoured person, Clydes. From Girn to grin, q. one who still returns to his grinning, as a token of his ill-humour. Gyrning, adj. 1.
John Jamieson, 1841
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The Westminster Review
... and ' deduced the whole science from the assumption of certain ropensities of human nature.' Now in the name of Sir Richard girnie and all saints, from what else should it be deduced ? What did ever any body imagine to be the end, object, ...
‎1829
8
A Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language ...: ...
... is seen through the chinks, S. Girnie, adj. Peevish, S.B. V. Gibn, v. Gikn-again, * . A peevish ill-humoured person, Clydes. From Girn to grin, q. one who still returns to his grinning, as a token of his ill-humour. Gyrning, adj. 1. Grinning, S. 2.
John Jamieson, 1825
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The Roxburghshire Word-Book
[Sc. girn a snare, gin, or grin] GIRNIE, sb. N—C. One who complains (especially about little). GIRNY, a. 1. Peevish, complaining. N—W. 2. Girny-gib (N), -gibbie ( W), -gub (c), a plaintive or peevish youngster. TGIRSLE, v. int. To crisp or crackle:  ...
George Watson, 2013
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English Language Word Builder
... FULGID RESAID CERTIE GIRNIE* NIRLIE* TAWTIE* AERILY DOZILY HOKILY NOSILY TINILY AIRILY EDGILY HOLILY OILILY UGLILY ARTILY EERILY ICKILY OOZILY VERILY BQXILY FOXILY JOKILY POKILY WAVILY MIOSES PRECESS ...
Bob Jackman, 2012

2 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIRNIE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term girnie is used in the context of the following news items.
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Elgin Main Street's “smell of rotting flesh” is tormenting shopkeeper
Murdo Urquhart, who owns the Girnie's corner shop on Elgin's Main Street, discovered the rancid spillage outside his premises yesterday ... «Aberdeen Press and Journal, May 15»
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The Voice Thief, Summerhall, Review
... created with incredible inventiveness exposing the suppression of not just women but of troublesome voices like a noisy cat or a girnie wean. «EdinburghGuide.com, Nov 14»

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