lively as a grig

lively as a grig
очень веселый

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  • (as) merry (or lively) as a grig — lively and full of fun. → grig …   English new terms dictionary

  • grig — noun dialect 1》 a small eel. 2》 a grasshopper or cricket. Phrases (as) merry (or lively) as a grig lively and full of fun. Origin ME (in the sense dwarf ): of unknown origin …   English new terms dictionary

  • grig — n. 1 a small eel. 2 a grasshopper or cricket. Phrases and idioms: merry (or lively) as a grig full of fun; extravagantly lively. Etymology: ME, orig. = dwarf: orig. unkn …   Useful english dictionary

  • grig — /grig/, n. North Brit. Dial. 1. a cricket or grasshopper. 2. a small or young eel. 3. a lively person. [1350 1400; ME grig, grege; orig. uncert.] * * * …   Universalium

  • grig — [grig] n. [ME grege, anything diminutive, dwarf, prob. < Scand, as in Norw krek, Swed dial. krik, little animal] 1. a lively, animated person 2. Now Dial. a small eel 3. Now Dial. a grasshopper or cricket …   English World dictionary

  • grig — /grɪg/ (say grig) Colloquial –noun 1. someone or something which is below the usual stature or size. 2. a cricket or grasshopper. 3. a lively person. –phrase 4. grig, grig!, (an exhortation to proceed with speed.): *Take care of the plans. Grig,… …  

  • grig — [[t]grɪg[/t]] n. brit. a very lively, cheerful, rather diminutive person • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME grig, gregedwarf; orig. uncert …   From formal English to slang

  • grig — noun Etymology: Middle English grege Date: 1566 a lively lighthearted usually small or young person …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • merry as a grig — Very merry and lively • • • Main Entry: ↑grig * * * (as) merry (or lively) as a grig full of fun; extravagantly lively …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cheerfulness — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Cheerfulness >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 cheerfulness cheerfulness &c. >Adj. Sgm: N 1 geniality geniality gayety l allegro cheer good humor spirits Sgm: N 1 high spirits high spirits animal spirits …   English dictionary for students

  • List of Spanish words of Celtic origin — This is a list of Spanish words of Celtic origin. It is further divided into words that are known (or thought) to have come from Gaulish and those that have come from an undetermined Celtic source. Some of these words existed in Latin as… …   Wikipedia


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