Gern vs Gurn - What's the difference?

gern | gurn |


As verbs the difference between gern and gurn

is that gern is (obsolete) to grin while gurn is (british) to make a grotesque or funny face.

As a noun gurn is

(british) a distorted facial expression.

gern

English

Verb

(en verb)
  • (obsolete) To grin.
  • (obsolete) To yawn.
  • * Spenser
  • [He] gaped like a gulf when he did gern .
    (Webster 1913) ----

    gurn

    English

    (wikipedia gurn)

    Alternative forms

    * girn

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (British) A distorted facial expression.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • (British) to make a grotesque or funny face.
  • Anagrams

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