grizzly

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From grizzle +‎ -y.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grizzly (comparative grizzlier, superlative grizzliest)

  1. Grey-haired, greyish.
    • Francis Bacon
      old squirrels that turn grizzly
  2. Common misspelling of grisly. [Listed by Merriam-Webster Unabridged as a legitimate variant spelling.]
    • 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.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

grizzly (plural grizzlies)

  1. A grizzly bear.
    Shotgun blast kills charging grizzly!
  2. (US, dialect) 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?)

Translations[edit]


Romanian[edit]

grizzly

Noun[edit]

grizzly m

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


This Romanian entry was created from the translations listed at grizzly bear. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see grizzly in the Romanian Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) December 2009