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
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
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 writer 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, 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 SmartBitches November 04, 2010
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
griggs
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.
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 RoadrunnerRunning November 05, 2010
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.
"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 avengerofbooks November 05, 2010
to lie, or tell a far fetched story that no one can or will believe. named after Jack of the same last name from brighton high school
dude, your griggsin
I totally griggsed my project
by 313810 January 15, 2009

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