grin definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To smile broadly, frequently baring the teeth, as in entertainment, glee, shame, or any other strong feeling.
    • showing one's teeth, as a dog; to snarl.
    • setting one's teeth collectively and open the lips, or even to start the mouth and withdraw the mouth from the teeth, in order to demonstrate to them, such as laughter, scorn, or pain.
  • verb-transitive:
    • to convey with a grin: we grinned my approval.
    • to convey by grinning.
  • noun:
    • The work of grinning.
    • The facial appearance created by grinning.
    • A smile where lips tend to be parted to reveal the teeth.
    • A snare; a gin.
    • The work of closing tooth and showing all of them, or of withdrawing the lips and showing tooth; a hard, required, or sneering smile.
    • The work of withdrawing the mouth and showing the teeth; thus, an extensive look; specifically, a forced, derisive, sardonic, or vacant look.
    • A snare or pitfall which snaps and closes whenever a certain part is handled.
    • a facial expression described as arriving the corners of the lips; generally reveals satisfaction or entertainment
  • verb:
    • To laugh parting the mouth in order to show one's teeth.
    • to-draw straight back the mouth and unveil one's teeth, in a grin, grimace, or snarl
  • others:
    • to attract back the mouth in order to show tooth set nearly or quite collectively, as a snarling puppy, or you in pain or anger.
    • Hence To smile with the same distortion of this functions; exhibit derision, stupid admiration, shame, or even the want, by drawing right back the lips from the teeth with a smiling phrase.
    • To snarl with, as the teeth in grinning.
    • To impact by grinning.

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