v. resent; give or expend with reluctance; be envious of
I begrudge every minute I have to spend attending meetings; they're a complete waste of time.
Sentence in Classic:
They are enshrined in the hearts of all loyal Southerners, and no one begrudges them the scant monetary returns they make for their risks.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
He knew it would not change him from an ownerless dog, whom everybody begrudges its golden collar, into a comfortable society dog.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
I begrudged the room that Jake and Otto and Russian Peter took up in my memory, which I wanted to crowd with other things.
They sat down to a lunch in the midst of their work, feathers around, above, and below them; the original owners of which occasionally came to the open door and cackled begrudgingly at sight of such a quantity of their old clothes.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context