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An example use of grin in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
“… must-own look at that grin on the coat …”
Grin means to smile with the mouth open.
the word grin occurs in english on average 10.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.