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EtymologyEdit

From grizzle +‎ -y.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

grizzly (comparative grizzlier, superlative grizzliest)

  1. Grey-haired, greyish.
    • Francis Bacon
      old squirrels that turn grizzly
  2. Misspelling of grisly.
    • 2008, Campbell Brown, " Commentary: Pakistan gives in to terrorists," CNN, Feb. 5, 2009:
      This after Taliban militants led a grizzly campaign of attacks, including beheadings, kidnappings and the destruction of dozens of girls' schools.

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with grisly or gristly.

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NounEdit

grizzly (plural grizzlies)

  1. A grizzly bear.
    Shotgun blast kills charging grizzly!
  2. (US, dialectal) In hydraulic mining, a grating used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Raymond to this entry?)

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CzechEdit

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EtymologyEdit

English grizzly

NounEdit

grizzly m

  1. grizzly, grizzly bear

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English grizzly.

NounEdit

grizzly

  1. Synonym of orso grizzly

RomanianEdit

 
grizzly

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English grizzly.

NounEdit

grizzly m (plural grizzly)

  1. grizzly bear (A North American subspecies, Ursus arctos horribilis, of the brown bear)

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grizzly in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)