grouser

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

grouse +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

grouser (plural grousers)

  1. A person who grouses; a grumbler
  2. (nautical) A temporary pile driven into the bottom of a river to hold a boat in position; a spud
  3. (engineering) A protrusion on the surface of a wheel or continuous track segment, intended to increase traction in soil, snow, or other loose material