Malcolm turned, and found that the speaker was grouser Joliffe.
E wasn't arf a grouser, an' 'e 'ad good luck all the bloomin' time.
The "grouser" is always with us, and sometimes gives trouble.
Do what I will my pen carries me away and I find myself writing like an ill-conditioned "grouser."
grouser—he had not been with the Battalion long—found vent for his feelings.
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)