Noun Definition


1.Definition: a flat wire hairpin whose prongs press tightly together; used to hold bobbed hair in place

"In Britain they call a bobby pin a grip"

Related Noun(s):hairgrip

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a portable rectangular container for carrying clothes

Related Noun(s):bag, suitcase

Category: Objects

3.Definition: an intellectual hold or understanding

"A good grip on French history", "They kept a firm grip on the two top priorities", "He was in the grip of a powerful emotion", "A terrible power had her in its grasp"

Related Noun(s):grasp

Category: General

4.Definition: the act of grasping

"He released his clasp on my arm", "He has a strong grip for an old man", "She kept a firm hold on the railing"

Related Noun(s):clasp, clench, clutch, clutches, grasp, hold

Category: General

5.Definition: the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"He grabbed the hammer by the handle", "It was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

Related Noun(s):handgrip, handle, hold

Category: Objects

6.Definition: the friction between a body and the surface on which it moves (as between an automobile tire and the road)

Related Noun(s):traction

Category: General

7.Definition: worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made

Category: People