Definition of grizzle
1 archaic : gray hair
2a : a roan coat pattern or colorb : 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: 1601See Words from the same year
Examples of grizzle in a Sentence
He is always grizzling about the weather.
He always grizzles that the weather is bad.
First Known Use of grizzle
GRIZZLE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grizzle for English Language Learners
: to make a continuous, quiet, crying sound
: to complain in a weak or annoying way
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