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GRIPES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does gripes mean? 

GRIPES (noun)
  The noun GRIPES has 1 sense:

1. acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

  Familiarity information: GRIPES used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRIPES (noun)


Sense 1gripes [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Acute abdominal pain (especially in infants)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

colic; gripes; griping; intestinal colic

Hypernyms ("gripes" is a kind of...):

hurting; pain (a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "gripes"):

lead colic; painter's colic (symptom of chronic lead poisoning and associated with obstinate constipation)


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