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Meaning of GRIZZLE

Pronunciation:  'grizul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a grey wig
  2. [v]  complain whiningly
  3. [v]  be in a huff; be silent or sullen
 

GRIZZLE is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: brood, stew, sulk, whine, yammer, yawp
 
 See Also: be, complain, kick, kvetch, plain, quetch, sound off, wig

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Griz"zle\, n. [F. gris: cf. grisaille hair partly gray,
    fr. gris gray. See {Gris}, and cf. {Grisaille}.]
    Gray; a gray color; a mixture of white and black. --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Griz"zle\, v. t. & i.
    To make or become grizzly, or grayish.
    
          Hardship of the way such as would grizzle little
          children.                                --R. F.
                                                   Burton.
    
          I found grizzling man whom men addressed as Collins
          Bey.                                     --Pall Mall
                                                   Mag.
    
    
  3. \Griz"zle\, v. i. & t. [Etym. uncertain.]
    To worry; to fret; to bother; grumble. [Prov. Eng.] `` Don't
    sit grizzling there.'' --Charles Reade.
    
    
 
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