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griz·zle

 (grĭz′əl)
tr. & intr.v. griz·zled, griz·zling, griz·zles
To make or become gray.
n.
1.
a. The color of a grizzled animal.
b. A grizzled animal.
2. Archaic Gray hair.
adj.
1. Gray.
2. Grizzled.

[From Middle English grisel, gray, from Old French, diminutive of gris, gray; see grisaille.]

grizzle

(ˈɡrɪzəl)
vb
to make or become grey
n
1. (Colours) a grey colour
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) grey or partly grey hair
3. (Hairdressing & Grooming) a grey wig
[C15: from Old French grisel, from gris, of Germanic origin; compare Middle High German grīs grey]

grizzle

(ˈɡrɪzəl)
vb (intr)
1. (esp of a child) to fret; whine
2. to sulk or grumble
[C18: of Germanic origin; compare Old High German grist-grimmōn gnashing of teeth, German Griesgram unpleasant person]
ˈgrizzler n

griz•zle

(ˈgrɪz əl)

v. -zled, -zling,
adj., n. v.i., v.t.
1. to make or become gray or partly gray.
adj.
2. gray; grayish; devoid of hue.
n.
3. gray or partly gray hair.
4. a gray wig.
[1350–1400; Middle English grisel < Old French, derivative of gris gray < Germanic; see griseous]

grizzle


Past participle: grizzled
Gerund: grizzling

Imperative
grizzle
grizzle
Present
I grizzle
you grizzle
he/she/it grizzles
we grizzle
you grizzle
they grizzle
Preterite
I grizzled
you grizzled
he/she/it grizzled
we grizzled
you grizzled
they grizzled
Present Continuous
I am grizzling
you are grizzling
he/she/it is grizzling
we are grizzling
you are grizzling
they are grizzling
Present Perfect
I have grizzled
you have grizzled
he/she/it has grizzled
we have grizzled
you have grizzled
they have grizzled
Past Continuous
I was grizzling
you were grizzling
he/she/it was grizzling
we were grizzling
you were grizzling
they were grizzling
Past Perfect
I had grizzled
you had grizzled
he/she/it had grizzled
we had grizzled
you had grizzled
they had grizzled
Future
I will grizzle
you will grizzle
he/she/it will grizzle
we will grizzle
you will grizzle
they will grizzle
Future Perfect
I will have grizzled
you will have grizzled
he/she/it will have grizzled
we will have grizzled
you will have grizzled
they will have grizzled
Future Continuous
I will be grizzling
you will be grizzling
he/she/it will be grizzling
we will be grizzling
you will be grizzling
they will be grizzling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been grizzling
you have been grizzling
he/she/it has been grizzling
we have been grizzling
you have been grizzling
they have been grizzling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been grizzling
you will have been grizzling
he/she/it will have been grizzling
we will have been grizzling
you will have been grizzling
they will have been grizzling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been grizzling
you had been grizzling
he/she/it had been grizzling
we had been grizzling
you had been grizzling
they had been grizzling
Conditional
I would grizzle
you would grizzle
he/she/it would grizzle
we would grizzle
you would grizzle
they would grizzle
Past Conditional
I would have grizzled
you would have grizzled
he/she/it would have grizzled
we would have grizzled
you would have grizzled
they would have grizzled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.grizzle - a grey wig
wig - hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair
Verb1.grizzle - be in a huff; be silent or sullen
pout, sulk, brood - be in a huff and display one's displeasure; "She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted"
2.grizzle - complain whininglygrizzle - complain whiningly      
kvetch, plain, quetch, complain, sound off, kick - express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness; "My mother complains all day"; "She has a lot to kick about"
snivel, whine - talk in a tearful manner

grizzle

verb whine, fret, whimper, whinge (informal), snivel, girn (Scot.) The children were grizzling and complaining.
Translations

grizzle

[ˈgrɪzl] VI (Brit) (= whine) → quejumbrar

grizzle

[ˈgrɪzəl] vi (British) [child] (= fret) → pleurnicher

grizzle

vi (Brit inf) → quengeln

grizzle

[ˈgrɪzl] vi (Brit) (cry) → piagnucolare
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