grizzle


1griz·zle

noun \ˈgri-zəl\

Definition of GRIZZLE

1
archaic :  gray hair
2
a :  a roan coat pattern or color
b :  a gray or roan animal

Origin of GRIZZLE

Middle English grisel, adjective, gray, from Anglo-French, from gris, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German grīs gray
First Known Use: 1601

2grizzle

verb

: to make a continuous, quiet, crying sound

: to complain in a weak or annoying way

griz·zledgriz·zling \ˈgriz-liŋ, ˈgri-zə-\

Full Definition of GRIZZLE

transitive verb
:  to make grayish
intransitive verb
1
:  gripe, grumble
2
:  to become grayish

Examples of GRIZZLE

  1. He is always grizzling about the weather.
  2. He always grizzles that the weather is bad.

First Known Use of GRIZZLE

1740

Rhymes with GRIZZLE

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