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synonyms for grins

  • delight
  • diversion
  • enjoyment
  • hilarity
  • laughter
  • pleasure
  • action
  • ball
  • beguilement
  • cheer
  • entertainment
  • fun
  • gratification
  • hoopla
  • laughs
  • merriment
  • mirth
  • picnic
  • play
  • pleasing
  • whoopee
  • field day
  • fun and games
  • gladdening
  • high time
  • merry-go-round
  • regalement
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antonyms for grins

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  • gloom
  • melancholy
  • misery
  • pain
  • sorrow
  • trouble
  • unhappiness
  • depression
  • drudgery
  • sadness
  • work
  • boredom
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How to use grins in a sentence

His pictures, however, were coloured by his gay mood; there were no frowning portraits, and their smiles were all broad grins.
ALONEMARION HARLAND
Swarms of children everywhere, romping and laughing and showing their white teeth in broadest of grins.
LIPPINCOTT'S MAGAZINE OF POPULAR LITERATURE AND SCIENCEVARIOUS
The pomegranate assumed the form of a colossal sphere, the fissures became hellish grins whence escaped names and glowing cinders.
THE REIGN OF GREEDJOSE RIZAL
They turned their attention, with hopeful grins, to the brass weathercock on the church tower, which I did not deem worth saving.
THE YEOMAN ADVENTURERGEORGE W. GOUGH
The oarsmen in the tender were gazing upward innocently while they rowed, but he perceived that they were hiding grins.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
They were the recognized jesters of the class, and their merry, homely faces were sure of answering grins wherever they appeared.
SMITH COLLEGE STORIESJOSEPHINE DODGE DASKAM
“It was a bad day for you both when you struck Stanhope,” said Jud, with one of his tantalizing grins.
THE BANNER BOY SCOUTS SNOWBOUNDGEORGE A. WARREN
This reference to the way Carl had butted into the moving pictures brought grins to the faces of Townsend and Matt.
MOTOR MATT'S PERIL, OR, CAST AWAY IN THE BAHAMASSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
He grins and smiles at me, and rubs his big hands more than ever, because he feels that he has behaved badly.
CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?ANTHONY TROLLOPE
Met streams of wounded coming down; some with captured helmets, nearly all with grins.
SERVANTS OF THE GUNSJEFFERY E. JEFFERY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO GRINS

  • action
  • ball
  • beguilement
  • cheer
  • delight
  • diversion
  • enjoyment
  • entertainment
  • field day
  • fun
  • fun and games
  • gladdening
  • gratification
  • grins
  • high time
  • hilarity
  • hoopla
  • laughs
  • laughter
  • merriment
  • merry-go-round
  • mirth
  • picnic
  • play
  • pleasing
  • pleasure
  • regalement
  • whoopee
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.