grizzly

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griz·zly

 (grĭz′lē)
adj. griz·zli·er, griz·zli·est
Grayish or flecked with gray.
n. pl. griz·zlies
A grizzly bear.

grizzly

(ˈɡrɪzlɪ)
adj, -zlier or -zliest
(Colours) somewhat grey; grizzled
n, pl -zlies
(Animals) See grizzly bear
Usage: Grizzly is sometimes wrongly used where grisly is meant: a grisly (not grizzly) murder

griz•zly

(ˈgrɪz li)

adj. -zli•er, -zli•est, adj.
1. somewhat gray; grayish.
2. gray-haired.
n.
[1585–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grizzly - powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North Americagrizzly - powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
brown bear, Ursus arctos, bruin - large ferocious bear of Eurasia
Adj.1.grizzly - showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
old - (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
Translations
الدُّب الأشْهَب
medvěd grizzly
gråbjørn
amerikai szürke medve
grábjörn
grizlilācis
boz ayı

grizzly

[ˈgrɪzlɪ]
A. ADJ
1. (= grey) → gris, canoso
2. (= whining) → quejumbroso
B. N (also grizzly bear) → oso m pardo

grizzly

[ˈgrɪzli] n (also grizzly bear) → grizzli m, ours m gris

grizzly

n (also grizzly bear)Grisli(bär) m, → Grizzly(bär) m
adj (Brit inf) babyquengelig

grizzly

[ˈgrɪzlɪ] n (also grizzly bear) → orso grigio, grizzly m inv

grizzly

(ˈgrizli) plural ˈgrizzlies noun
(usually grizzly bear) a large fierce North American bear.
References in classic literature ?
Also, when the father arrived to take him away, the cowmen allowed that they would vastly prefer chumming with howling cannibals, gibbering lunatics, cavorting gorillas, grizzly bears, and man-eating tigers than with this particular Young college product with hair parted in the middle.
Now, where the huge grizzly bear came from that night was long a mystery, while the people of the Springs Brothers' Circus, showing at Sausalito, searched long and vainly for "Big Ben, the Biggest Grizzly in Captivity.
Plans for the winter Salmon River Abundance of salmon west of the mountains New arrangements Caches Cerre's detachment Movements in Fontenelle's camp Departure of the Blackfeet Their fortunes Wind Mountain streams Buckeye, the Delaware hunter, and the grizzly bear Bones of murdered travellers Visit to Pierre's Hole Traces of the battle Nez Perce Indians Arrival at Salmon River
He had often prided himself on his skill and success in coping with the grizzly bear, that terror of the hunters.
Outside these apertures all was black, and I was unable to repress a certain feeling of apprehension as my fancy pictured the outer world and filled it with unfriendly entities, natural and supernatural--chief among which, in their respective classes, were the grizzly bear, which I knew was occasionally still seen in that region, and the ghost, which I had reason to think was not.
The coyote skulks among the scrub, the buzzard flaps heavily through the air, and the clumsy grizzly bear lumbers through the dark ravines, and picks up such sustenance as it can amongst the rocks.
He who has killed an enemy in his own land, is entitled to drag at his heels a fox-skin attached to each moccasin; and he who has slain a grizzly bear, wears a necklace of his claws, the most glorious trophy that a hunter can exhibit.
So he gave me the Magnet and the very next day a grizzly bear ate him.
Ten weary years have I sojourned alone on these naked plains, waiting for my hour, and not a blow have I struck ag'in an enemy more humanised than the grizzly bear.
Grizzly bears are large and can be light tan-colored and also dark brown-colored.
A coalition of tribal and conservation interests today filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to restore critical protections to the Yellowstone regions iconic grizzly bears before new threats, including hunting, push the population further into decline.
After 42 years of sound management, the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population of grizzly bears has surpassed recovery goals, reaching roughly 700, and proved that the population is stable and growing.