begrutten

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Scots begrutten, past participle of begrete (to beweep), equivalent be- +‎ greet (to weep).

Adjective[edit]

begrutten (comparative more begrutten, superlative most begrutten)

  1. (dialectal, Scotland) Showing the effects of much weeping; marred or swollen in face through sore or continued weeping.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of begrete (to beweep), equivalent to be- +‎ grete.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

begrutten (comparative mair begrutten, superlative maist begrutten)

  1. tear-stained; swollen with weeping