- 1(often used in negative sentences)
- 2to feel unhappy that someone has something because you do not think that they deserve it begrudge somebody something You surely don't begrudge him his happiness. begrudge somebody doing something I don't begrudge her being so successful.
- 3to feel unhappy about having to do, pay, or give something begrudge something I begrudge every second I spent trying to help him. begrudge doing something They begrudge paying so much money for a second-rate service.
NAmE//bɪˈɡrʌdʒ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they begrudge
he / she / it begrudges
past simple begrudged
-ing form begrudging