grizzly

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From grizzle +‎ -y.

Adjective[edit]

grizzly (comparative grizzlier, superlative grizzliest)

  1. Grey-haired, greyish.
    • (Can we date this quote by Francis Bacon and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      old squirrels that turn grizzly
  2. Misspelling of grisly.
    • 2009 February 5, Brown, Campbell, “Commentary: Pakistan gives in to terrorists”, in CNN[1]:
      This after Taliban militants led a grizzly campaign of attacks, including beheadings, kidnappings and the destruction of dozens of girls' schools.
Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with grisly or gristly.

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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?)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

grizzly (comparative grizzlier, superlative grizzliest)

  1. Crying or whingeing in a bad-tempered or irritable way.
    a grizzly baby

References[edit]

  • grizzly at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • grizzly in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

English grizzly

Noun[edit]

grizzly m

  1. grizzly, grizzly bear

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English grizzly.

Noun[edit]

grizzly

  1. Synonym of orso grizzly

Romanian[edit]

grizzly

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English grizzly.

Noun[edit]

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)