Definition of grizzled
: sprinkled or streaked with gray : graying a grizzled beard; also : having gray hair a grizzled veteran
Examples of grizzled in a Sentence
He had thinning hair and a grizzled beard.
Recent Examples of grizzled from the Web
Hugh Jackman tears into this tough material with grizzled intensity, reminding us that not all superheroes have to be slick and quippy.
Juventus’s defense, its pride and joy, a grizzled, hard-boiled unit that had seemed able to stifle any opponent, was torn apart, time and again, almost at will.
Grizzled Beltway veterans may dismiss the lobbyist seepage as the inevitable result of the collision of campaign rhetoric with the practicalities of governing.
As the wily leader of the Japanese forces, grizzled Kurata Yasuaki has more presence than Zhao, who's bland in non-action sequences.
A grizzled porter named Muhammad Gul parks his wheelbarrow on the sidewalk.
In a camp full of grizzled veterans and wounded warriors, Reyes doesn’t fit Hollywood tropes of a longtime guerrilla.
PEDRO PORTAL email@example.com In a camp full of grizzled veterans and wounded warriors, Reyes doesn’t fit Hollywood tropes of a longtime guerrilla.
Then there's the grizzled journeyman quarterbacks such the New York Jets' Josh McCown (38-years-old), Atlanta's Matt Schaub (36) and the Los Angeles Chargers' Kellen Clemens (33).
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First Known Use of grizzled
GRIZZLED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of grizzled for English Language Learners
: having gray hair
GRIZZLED Defined for Kids
Definition of grizzled for Students
1 : streaked or mixed with gray grizzled hair
2 : having gray hair
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