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To rip someone off and then add insult to injury by charging them money or following with an egregious insult, a la Cook's Source magazine editor Judith Griggs when she plagiarized an article written by Monica Gaudio. When Gaudio contacted Griggs to straighten things out and ask that Judith make a small contribution to a journalism school to make things right, Griggs told her that her article wasn't very good in the first place and that if anything, Gaudio should be paying HER for the editing work she did on her piece.
It was bad enough when he mugged me and stole my purse, but did he have to Griggs me by calling me fat and suing me for fighting back?
by latterdaylenin November 04, 2010
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Inflected Form(s): griggs’d 

Pronunciation: gr\ i \gz

1. To use content on the web without permission, then request payment from original author for rewrites and editing.

2. To remain ignorant of plagiarism, ethics, copyright, and asshat behavior.

Etymology: From online Cook’s Source editor Judith Griggs’ use of Monica Gaudio’s article from GodeCookery without attribution or permission, and from Griggs’ subsequent rejection and ridicule of Monica’s request for compensation.
“Why’d you get an F on that essay?”

“I griggs’d the professor’s doctoral thesis from her website, and I even cleaned it up for her and told her she should give me an A, but she failed me anyway.”

Alternate usage: “For tomorrow’s deadline, I’m going to griggs some article from LiveJournal but edit it to remove the humor and interestingness.”
by plagarism-basher November 04, 2010
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1. To use content on the web without permission, then request payment from original author for rewrites and editing.

2. To remain ignorant of plagiarism, ethics, copyright, and asshat behavior.

Etymology: From Cook's Source editor Judith Griggs' use of Monica's article from GodeCookery without attribution or permission, and from Griggs' subsequent rejection and ridicule of Monica's request for compensation. Originally defined here:
www.smartbitchestrashybooks.com/judithgriggs/
"Why'd you get an F on that essay?"

"I griggs'd the professor's doctoral thesis from her website, and I even cleaned it up for her and told her she should give me an A, but she failed me anyway."

Alternate usage: "For tomorrow's deadline, I'm going to griggs some article from LiveJournal but edit it to remove the humor and interestingness."
by IAmBroom November 05, 2010
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1. To use content on the web without permission, then request payment from original author for rewrites and editing.

2. To remain ignorant of plagiarism, ethics, copyright, and asshat behavior.
Aw man, I only posted my recipe the other day, but it's already been griggsed!
by dontgriggsmebro November 04, 2010
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Stealing from someone or ripping off of someone, modifying the original (in the case of ripping off stuff), and then insulting the person and demanding compensation for ripping them off/stealing in the first place.

Comes from Judith Griggs, editor of Cooks Source magazine, who plagiarised a blog article (along with several other sources in nearly every issue), and when asked for an apology and small compensation, insulted the original author, claimed that the internet is public domain, and stated that the author should pay her for "editing" her original work.
Dude, my roommate totally griggsed my thesis! He just totally badmouthed me on Facebook and says he wants ten bucks and a four loko for "cleaning it up"!
by OKU1515 November 05, 2010
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1. One who co-opts online content in the belief that any online content is public domain, free for the taking.

2. One who collects advertising revenue or litigates based on claims that another's work is their own.

3. An individual who plagiarizes wholesale, and derides original content as worthless and/or inferior.

4. One who doesn't understand copyright or licensing,

and engages in provocative speech and gestures to defend their position.
Once upon a time, an ant worked had all summer storing food.

Then one day a Griggs came along, claimed the food
was all theirs, and lived all winter on it.
by damned_fool November 06, 2010
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Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): griggs'd
Pronunciation: gr\ i \gz

1. To use content on the web without permission, then request payment from original author for rewrites and editing.
2. To remain ignorant of plagiarism, ethics, copyright, and asshat behavior.

Etymology: From Cook's Source editor Judith Griggs' use of Monica's article from GodeCookery without attribution or permission, and from Griggs' subsequent rejection and ridicule of Monica's request for compensation.
Example of usage: "Why'd you get an F on that essay?" "I griggs'd the professor's doctoral thesis from her website, and I even cleaned it up for her and told her she should give me an A, but she failed me anyway."

Alternate usage: "For tomorrow's deadline, I'm going to griggs some article from LiveJournal but edit it to remove the humor and interestingness.
by Is6hWYW34c November 04, 2010
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