Some Republicans will grouse at the new data because it makes their economic-incompetence argument harder to make.
Indeed, when Wallace invited her to grouse about the media being “in the tank for Barack Obama,” Ann largely demurred.
One remaining letter thanks a friend for sending some grouse and a book, the former described as “splendid.”
type of game bird, 1530s, grows (plural, used collectively), of unknown origin, possibly from Latin or Welsh.
"complain," 1885 (implied in grousergroucer, from Old French groucier "to murmur, grumble," of imitative origin (cf. Greek gru "a grunt," gruzein "to grumble"). Related: Groused; grousing. As a noun from 1918, from the verb.
To complain; bitch: No grousing, no foot-dragging, both signs of a solid pro (1887+ British armed forces)