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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb grizzle:


Definition of the noun grizzle

What does grizzle mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: grizzles

  1. a grey wig
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: wig = hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair

Alternative definition of the noun grizzle


  1. A dark grey colour.
  2. Grey hair.
  3. A grey wig.

Definition of the adjective grizzle

What does grizzle mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Of a grey colour.

Definition of the verb grizzle

What does grizzle mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: grizzled | grizzling | grizzles

  1. be in a huff; be silent or sullen
    • lexical domain: Emotions - verbs of feeling
    • synonyms of grizzle: brood / stew
    • more generic words: brood / pout / sulk = be in a huff and display one's displeasure
  2. complain whiningly

Alternative definition of the verb grizzle


  1. to make or become grey.
  2. [Australia, slang] (usually of a young child) Whinge, whine.


Grizzle is a mixture of red or black hairs with white hairs. It is frequently a bluish-gray or iron-gray color.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Grizzle

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Google previewThe Sustainable Learning Community (2009)

One University's Journey to the Future by John D. Aber, Tom Kelly, Bruce L. Mallory

RAY GRIZZLE is a Research Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at UNH. REBECCA GRUBE is an Extension Associate Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and a Specialist in Sustainable Horticulture Production ...

Google previewThe English Dialect Dictionary, Being the Complete Vocabulary of All Dialect Words Still in Use, Or Known to Have Been in Use During the Last Two Hundred Years: T-Z. Supplement. Bibliography. Grammar (1905)

by Joseph Wright

GRIZZLE, v.' Wor. Brks. forward unnecessarily to misfortune, &c. 2. To scold, reprove. Brks. (E.C.H.) GRIZZLE, 11.' n.Lin. With about: to mess about, make in a mess ; to soil, dirty. Men always does dirty things. an' things (E.P.). GRIZZLY, sb. for ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex (1875)

by William Douglas Parish

Grizzle, m.

Google previewAussie Slang Dictionary (2012)

by John Blackman

We often grizzle about the bad weather . . . when we do we are referred to as a ' grizzleguts'. grog Our term for boozeoralcohol. When you spendtoo much at the hotel drinking, youare in fact 'grogging on'! grot Dirt or filth. Xrated movies are ...

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Grizzle Meaning

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Scrabble value of G2R1I1Z10Z10L1E1

The value of this 7-letter word is 26 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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