grizzled

  • 1 Grizzled — Griz zled, a. Gray; grayish; sprinkled or mixed with gray; of a mixed white and black. [1913 Webster] Grizzled hair flowing in elf locks. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 grizzled — gray in color, early 14c. (in surname Grissel), a pp. adj. from GRIZZLE (Cf. grizzle), or from O.Fr. grisel gray, dim. of gris gray, from a Frankish or other Germanic source (Cf. O.H.G. gris gray; see GRAY (Cf. gray), also Cf. AMBERGRIS …

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  • 3 grizzled — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having grey or grey streaked hair. ORIGIN from Old French gris grey …

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  • 4 grizzled — [griz′əld] adj. [< GRIZZLE1 + ED] 1. gray or streaked with gray 2. having gray hair …

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  • 5 grizzled — [[t]grɪ̱z(ə)ld[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A grizzled person or a person with grizzled hair has hair that is grey or partly grey. ...a grizzled old age pensioner... He was an old man with grey, grizzled hair …

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  • 6 grizzled — griz|zled [ grızld ] adjective a grizzled person has gray hair and looks old: a grizzled veteran a. grizzled hair is gray or partly gray …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 grizzled — adjective Date: 15th century sprinkled or streaked with gray ; graying < a grizzled beard >; also having gray hair < a grizzled veteran > …

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  • 8 grizzled — griz|zled [ˈgrızəld] adj literary [Date: 1400 1500; : Old French; Origin: grisel gray , from gris] having grey or greyish hair grizzled hair/head/beard etc ▪ a grizzled old man …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 grizzled — UK [ˈɡrɪz(ə)ld] / US adjective a) a grizzled person has grey hair and looks old b) grizzled hair is grey or partly grey …

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  • 10 grizzled — /ˈgrɪzəld / (say grizuhld) adjective 1. grey haired, or partly grey haired: *A grizzled little man, very dapper and precise –mary grant bruce, 1924. 2. grey: *her grizzled hair stood more perversely erect, like a forest of ill thoughts –oliné… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 11 grizzled — adj. Grizzled is used with these nouns: ↑beard, ↑hair, ↑veteran …

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  • 12 grizzled — /griz euhld/, adj. 1. having gray or partly gray hair. 2. gray or partly gray. [1350 1400; ME. See GRIZZLE1, ED3] * * * …

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  • 13 grizzled — adjective Greyed, old …

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  • 14 Grizzled —    Party coloured, as goats (Gen. 31:10, 12), horses (Zech. 6:3, 6) …

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  • 15 grizzled — Synonyms and related words: Quaker colored, acier, argent, argentine, ashen, ashy, canescent, chalky, cinereous, cinerous, cretaceous, dapple, dapple gray, dappled, dappled gray, dingy, dismal, dove colored, dove gray, dreary, dull, dusty, fleecy …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 grizzled — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. grizzly, graying, grayish, white. See colorlessness. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. silvery, grizzly, leaden; see gray 1 , old 1 , 2 . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. gray, salt and pepper, silvery …

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  • 17 grizzled — griz·zled || grɪzld adj. having gray hair; gray, somewhat gray griz·zle || grɪzl n. gray hair v. cry, whimper, whine (British) v. turn gray, become gray (about the hair) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 grizzled — adjective having grey or grey streaked hair …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 grizzled — a. Grayish, grizzly, gray …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 grizzled — adjective literary having grey or greyish hair …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English