What does the word grub mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To dig up or out; dig; drudge.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Grubber.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • The larva of an nsect.

Usage examples for grub

  1. They left their stove and tent and grub- box behind, planning to make a road- house every night except during the long jump from the Imnachuck to Crooked River. – Laughing Bill Hyde and Other Stories by Rex Beach
  2. Yu better take a pack horse to carry it, an' yore grub- yu can shoot it if yu have to hit th' trail real hard." – Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up Bar-20 by Clarence Edward Mulford
  3. I size up the whole lot about this way: Fifty per cent of the men are steady- going fellows with ambition to climb; twenty- five per cent are content to grub along for the day's pay and with no great ambition worrying them. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor