AskDefine | Define begrudge

Dictionary Definition



1 be envious of; set one's heart on [syn: envy]
2 wish ill or allow unwillingly [syn: resent] [ant: wish]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • /bɪˈgɹʌdʒ/, /bI"grVdZ/


  1. To deny out of spite.

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

balk at, be unwilling, cast envious eyes, close the hand, covet, deny, envy, famish, grudge, hold back, live upon nothing, mind, not care to, not feel like, object to, pinch, pinch pennies, refuse, resent, scamp, scant, screw, scrimp, skimp, starve, stint, withhold, would rather not
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