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Definition of Grub


  1. To dig in or under the ground, generally for an object that is difficult to reach or extricate; to be occupied in digging.
  2. To drudge; to do menial work.
  3. To dig; to dig up by the roots; to root out by digging; -- followed by up; as, to grub up trees, rushes, or sedge.
  4. To supply with food.
  5. The larva of an insect, especially of a beetle; -- called also grubworm. See Illust. of Goldsmith beetle, under Goldsmith.
  6. A short, thick man; a dwarf.
  7. Victuals; food.

Grub Translations

grub in Danish is grave
grub in Dutch is delven, opduikelen, rooien, opgraven
grub in Finnish is kaivaa, toukka
grub in French is tambouille, creuser
grub in Italian is divorai
grub in Norwegian is larve, grave
grub in Spanish is cavar, larva