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gris·tly

 (grĭs′lē)
adj. gris·tli·er, gris·tli·est
1. Composed of or containing gristle.
2. Resembling gristle.

gris′tli·ness n.

gris•tly

(ˈgrɪs li)

adj. -tli•er, -tli•est.
resembling or containing gristle; cartilaginous.
[1350–1400]
gris′tli•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gristly - difficult to chew
tough - resistant to cutting or chewing
Translations
غُضْروفي
chrupavčitý
brusket
porcogós
brjóskkenndur; meî brjóski í
chrupkový
kıkırdaklı

gristly

[ˈgrɪslɪ] ADJcartilaginoso, ternilloso

gristly

adj (+er)knorpelig

gristly

[ˈgrɪslɪ] adj (meat) → tutto/a nervi

gristle

(ˈgrisl) noun
a tough, rubbery substance found in meat. There's too much gristle in this steak.
ˈgristly adjective
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It was, apparently, Andrew Lloyd Webber who suggested this Phantom of the Opera sequel to his good buddy Forsyth, who is better known for gristlier tomes like Day of the Jackal and The Dogs of War.