Griper

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Griper One who gripes; an oppressor; an extortioner.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n griper One who or that which gripes; an extortioner.
    • n griper A Thames collier or coal-barge.
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Usage

In literature:

Then everything was seized by the gripers, my son Jason, to his shame be it spoken, among them.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV." by Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
My little Jew friend, in Griper's Alley, entirely mistakes the case.
"Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)" by A Sexton of the Old School
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In news:

A griper reports that a section of this sidewalk on Capitol Hill has been missing for more than two years.
Eb Griper 's marriage woes.
His rusty old Studebaker pick-up was in the coffee shop parking lot so I was not surprised to find my irascible old buddy, Eb Griper , sitting in his favorite booth.
As I expected, Eb Griper 's rusty old Studebaker pick-up was parked up front.
A griper isn't sure at a Northwest intersection.
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