Here in India, I have heard people use the verb ‘crib’ to mean complain/gripe.
For example, they would say, “She’s always cribbing about the food in our canteen.”
But I have never seen it being used in that sense in any of the English movies/books.
Is it correct to use it that way?
I’ve never heard a native speaker use the word “crib” that way. Are you sure they’re not saying “gripe”?
I am sure it’s crib. And you know what…I really don’t think they will listen to me even if I try to correct them.
I cannot find ‘crib’ in the prominent Anglo-Indian dictionaries on-line.