noun, plural (especially collectively) group·er·er, (especially referring to two or more kinds or species), group·ers.
- any of various sea basses of the family Serranidae, especially of the genera Epinephelus and Mycteroperca, of tropical and subtropical seas.
- a member of a , as of tourists.
- Slang. a member of a of usually young and single persons who rent and share a house or apartment, as at a summer resort.
- a variant of
type of fish, 1690s, from Portuguese garupa, of unknown origin, probably of South American Indian origin, perhaps from a word in Tupi.