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grizzle

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noun griz·zle \ˈgri-zəl\

Definition of grizzle

  1. 1 archaic :  gray hair

  2. 2 a :  a roan coat pattern or color b :  a gray or roan animal



Origin and Etymology 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


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grizzle

verb griz·zle

Simple Definition of grizzle

  • : to make a continuous, quiet, crying sound

  • : to complain in a weak or annoying way

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of grizzle

grizzled

grizzling

play \ˈgriz-liŋ, ˈgri-zə-\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make grayish

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  gripe, grumble

  5. 2 :  to become grayish

Examples of grizzle in a sentence

  1. He is always grizzling about the weather.

  2. He always grizzles that the weather is bad.



1740

First Known Use of grizzle

1740

Rhymes with grizzle


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