gripe/gripe
(falso amigo) Ojo con esto. Gripe significa en inglés cólico o retortijón (y también queja), no gripe, como en español. La gripe es la influenza o flu del inglés. Otra manera menos común de decirlo en inglés es grippe, voz tomada del francés.

Diccionario español de neologismos. 2013.

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  • gripe — f. patol. Enfermedad respiratoria infecciosa provocada por el virus de la influenza A, B y C. De características epidérmicas o pandémicas, el virus se propaga principalmente en invierno, penetra en el organismo a través de la nariz o faringe y… …   Diccionario médico

  • Gripe — Gripe, n. 1. Grasp; seizure; fast hold; clutch. [1913 Webster] A barren scepter in my gripe. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That on which the grasp is put; a handle; a grip; as, the gripe of a sword. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mech.) A device for grasping or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gripe penny — Gripe Gripe, n. 1. Grasp; seizure; fast hold; clutch. [1913 Webster] A barren scepter in my gripe. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That on which the grasp is put; a handle; a grip; as, the gripe of a sword. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mech.) A device for grasping …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gripe — Gripe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Griped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Griping}.] [AS. gripan; akin to D. grijpen, G. greifen, OHG. gr?fan, Icel. gripa, Sw. gripe, Dan. gribe, Goth. greipan; cf. Lith. graibyti, Russ. grabite to plunder, Skr. grah, grabh, to seize …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gripe — Gripe, v. i. 1. To clutch, hold, or pinch a thing, esp. money, with a gripe or as with a gripe. [1913 Webster] 2. To suffer griping pains. Jocke. [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) To tend to come up into the wind, as a ship which, when sailing… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gripe — Gripe, n. [See {Grype}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A vulture; the griffin. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Like a white hind under the gripe s sharp claws. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Gripe s egg}, an alchemist s vessel. [Obs.] E. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gripe's egg — Gripe Gripe, n. [See {Grype}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A vulture; the griffin. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Like a white hind under the gripe s sharp claws. Shak. [1913 Webster] {Gripe s egg}, an alchemist s vessel. [Obs.] E. Jonson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gripe — Este artículo trata sobre la enfermedad. Para la propagación mundial de 2009 2010 por H1N1, véase Pandemia de gripe A (H1N1) de 2009 2010. Gripe …   Wikipedia Español

  • gripe water — noun Etymology: gripe (II) : dill water * * * gripe water or specif Gripe Water® noun A solution given to infants to relieve colic and minor stomach ailments • • • Main Entry: ↑gripe * * * gripe wa …   Useful english dictionary

  • gripe — gripe1 [ graıp ] noun count INFORMAL a complaint about something that is annoying but not very important gripe gripe 2 [ graıp ] verb intransitive INFORMAL to complain continuously in an annoying way …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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