Any of various game birds of the family Tetraonidae which inhabit temperate and subarctic regions of the northern hemisphere. (noun)
To seek or shoot grouse. (verb)
A cause for complaint. (noun)
To complain or grumble. (verb)
Examples of word grouse
When i am in grouse country, I am also in Whitetail country.
Our only grouse is we have very little bread, but we are expecting to get more from Tuesday May 5th.
Main courses included more Dornoch lamb, wild sea bass from Usan, turbot from Scrabster and grouse from the Scottish moors.
My chief grouse is that on a supposedly literary site (short fiction, flash fiction, â€œeverydayâ€ fiction), you do not know that â€œeverydayâ€, in the context in which you use it, both on the site as well as, perhaps, on the cover of the book, is ONE word, an adjective.
The effect of so much industrial activity on the area's herds of pronghorn and mule deer, and on the increasingly rare sage grouse, is unknown.