"against the grain" Definition

  1. in opposition to the wish. “It went AGAINST THE GRAIN to do it, but I knew I must,” is a common expression.

More About against the grain

Position in the dictionary: 14 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: aggerawators, ain’t, akeybo, albertopolis, alderman, all my eye, all of a hugh!, all out, all serene, all there
Previous words in the dictionary: afternoon farmer, affygraphy., admiral of the red, addlepate, added to the list, adam’s ale, acres, absquatulate, abraham-sham, abraham-man

The Slang Dictionary's Entry for against the grain

Read The Slang Dictionary's historical definition of the slang word "against the grain" on this page. Also learn other useful information about "against the grain", including the position in the dictionary and the next and previous terms to be discovered.