v. To nag, annoy.
“All she does is grizhe.” (NJY)
"He would imitate a Yiddish accent, which I didn't have, but he would do it just to grizhen [aggravate] you." (Witness: Voices from the Holocaust by Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust)
Languages of Origin
- Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
- Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
- North America
- The New Joys of Yiddish, by Leo Rosten and Lawrence Bush (New York, 2003).
Who Uses This
gridzhen, grijen, gridjen, grizhe, gridzhe, grije, gridje
See also grizhdiker.
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