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synonyms for grinning

  • cheerful
  • genial
  • radiant
  • shining
  • smiling
  • animated
  • sparkling
  • joyful
  • sunny

antonyms for grinning

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  • dark
  • gloomy
  • sad
  • unhappy
  • frowning
  • sullen
  • ugly
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How to use grinning in a sentence

Some, such as those belonging to turtles, look like a wizened, puckered grin.
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While standing on home plate, Ng crossed her hands and wore the faintest of grins.
BASEBALL TOLD KIM NG NO (AND NO, AND NO) BEFORE IT FINALLY SAID YESCANDACE BUCKNERNOVEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON POST
During an interview he was friendly and talkative, with a wide grin and neatly combed light brown hair.
HE HAS A DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY AND NEEDS A CARETAKER. THE STATE SUGGESTED DIAPERS INSTEAD.BY AMY SILVERMAN FOR ARIZONA DAILY STARNOVEMBER 6, 2020PROPUBLICA
Leaving Howlet and Meadows grinning at a highly improbable adventure, he slapped the boy on the shoulder.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
The Danes were staring at him also, and he was grinning at them with white teeth through thick lips in all unconcern.
A PRINCE OF CORNWALLCHARLES W. WHISTLER
You get an ordinary, grinning, red-headed boy, and you have to educate him.
THE WORKS OF ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON - SWANSTON EDITION VOL. 25 (OF 25)ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
Letting the rifle drop and swing from the pommel, he met the charge of two grinning and scowling lancers.
OVERLANDJOHN WILLIAM DE FOREST
His teeth were of the most pearly whiteness, and he made a constant display of them, grinning and chattering continually.
MINNIE'S PET MONKEYMADELINE LESLIE
The principles of liberty were the scoff of every grinning courtier, and the Anathema Maranatha of every fawning dean.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
So it happened that a few days later there disembarked from the river steamer a grinning quartette of boys.
THE RIVAL CAMPERS AFLOATRUEL PERLEY SMITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRINNING

  • animated
  • cheerful
  • genial
  • grinning
  • joyful
  • radiant
  • shining
  • smiling
  • sparkling
  • sunny
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.