grinch

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Name of the main character in a children's book by Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1957).

Noun[edit]

grinch (plural grinches)

  1. A grouch or killjoy.
  2. A person who aggressively sets out to ruin the Christmas holidays for others.

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