grimble

grimble
1.Any movie in which, no matter how important the man's job (stopping an assasination, saving the universe, generally preserving life), his wife does nothing but gripe about how it's breaking the family up and that he missed little Jimmy's birthday again.
2. The act of a movie woman griping in this way.

Sissy Spacek did nothing but grimble all the way through the movie JFK.


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