Grem

Grem
The form of gob meaning to spit something out. e.g. Did you see him grem? Yuck. Usually associated with that ghastly noise as the content of the lungs are coughed into the mouth before gremming can take place. Grem is also the word that describes the green lump that is created in the process. You might call it hacking up ahacker.

The American's guide to speaking British. 2013.

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  • grem- Ⅰ — *grem germ., schwach. Verb: nhd. zerreiben; ne. grind (Verb); Hinweis: s. *grama ; Etymologie: s. ing. *gʰrem (1), Verb, reiben, zerreiben, kratzen, Pokorny 458; vergleiche …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • grem- Ⅱ — *grem germ., schwach. Verb: nhd. knirschen, zürnen; ne. grind (Verb), be (Verb) angry; Hinweis: s. *gremma ; Etymologie: s. ing. *gʰrem (2), Verb, tönen, donnern, grollen, Pokorny 458; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • grem- —     grem     English meaning: damp; to sink     Deutsche Übersetzung: “feucht (sein), untertauchen, untersinken”     Material: Lat. grümiae f. pl. “ a viscous humor, rheum, that collects in the corners of the eyes “, oculi grammōsi “eye drip;… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

  • grem- — Ⅰ s. grem Ⅰ germ., schwach. Verb; nhd. zerreiben; Ⅱ s. grem Ⅱ germ., schwach. Verb; nhd. knirschen, zürnen; …   Germanisches Wörterbuch

  • grem|lin — «GREHM luhn», noun. 1. an imaginary creature that causes trouble in an aircraft or its engines or parts. 2. a cause of trouble: »Our biggest gremlin was rust (New York Times). 3. Slang. = gremmie. (Cf. ↑gremmie) ╂[origin uncertain] …   Useful english dictionary

  • grem|mie — «GREHM ee», noun, plural mies. a person who is new to surfing or poor at the sport. ╂[diminutive of gremlin] …   Useful english dictionary

  • grem- — see grim …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • grem — n Australian a. a novice or incompetent surfer b. a novice or incompetent skateboarder A teenage term imported into Britain in the late 1970s. The variant forms are probably based on gremlin …   Contemporary slang

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