grizzled


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griz·zled

 (grĭz′əld)
adj.
1. Partly gray or streaked with gray: a grizzled beard.
2. Having fur or hair streaked or tipped with gray.

grizzled

(ˈɡrɪzəld)
adj
1. (Colours) streaked or mixed with grey; grizzly; griseous
2. (Hairdressing & Grooming) having grey or partly grey hair

griz•zled

(ˈgrɪz əld)

adj.
1. having gray or partly gray hair.
2. gray or partly gray.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.grizzled - having dark hairs mixed with grey or white
brunet, brunette - marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty"

grizzled

adjective grey, greying, grey-haired, grizzly, hoary, grey-headed an old man with grey, grizzled hair a grizzled old warrior
Translations

grizzled

[ˈgrɪzld] ADJ [hair] → entrecano

grizzled

[ˈgrɪzəld] adj (= grey) [person] → grisonnant(e); [hair, beard] → grisonnant(e)

grizzled

adj persongrauhaarig; hair, beard (= grey)grau; (= streaked with grey)grau meliert

grizzled

[ˈgrɪzld] adj (hair) → brizzolato/a
References in classic literature ?
On the beach, that night at Tulagi, vainly wondering what had become of the whaleboat, Michael had met the squat, thick, hair- grizzled ship's steward.
Here the Distressed One and the other duennas raised the veils with which they were covered, and disclosed countenances all bristling with beards, some red, some black, some white, and some grizzled, at which spectacle the duke and duchess made a show of being filled with wonder.
She wondered as she regarded some of the grizzled women in the room, mere mechanical contrivances sewing seams and grinding out, with heads bended over their work, tales of imagined or real girlhood happiness, past drunks, the baby at home, and unpaid wages.
For while those female whales are characteristically timid, the young males, or forty-barrel-bulls, as they call them, are by far the most pugnacious of all Leviathans, and proverbially the most dangerous to encounter; excepting those wondrous grey-headed, grizzled whales, sometimes met, and these will fight you like grim fiends exasperated by a penal gout.
In charge of it was the lean, grizzled, leatherskinned Sir Jules de Vac, and it was he whom Henry commanded to face him in mimic combat with the foils, for the King wished to go with hammer and tongs at someone to vent his suppressed rage.
He had a strong, ruddy colour, thick black hair, a little grizzled, a curly moustache, and red lips.
He was a thin, hard-featured man, with an ascetic, acquiline cast of face, grizzled and hollow-cheeked, clean-shaven with the exception of the tiniest curved promontory of ash-colored whisker.
On her other side ran a gaunt old wolf, grizzled and marked with the scars of many battles.
He is in camp, near Montpezat, two hours' march from here, my fair lord," said Johnston, the grizzled bowman who commanded the archers.
However, there are ships where, as an old grizzled mate once told me, "nothing ever seems to go right
A brow white and void of wrinkles, beneath his long hair, now more white than black; an eye piercing and mild, under the lids of a young man; his mustache, fine but slightly grizzled, waved over lips of a pure and delicate model, as if they had never been curled by mortal passions; a form straight and supple; an irreproachable but thin hand -- this was what remained of the illustrious gentleman whom so many illustrious mouths had praised under the name of Athos.
The commander of the regiment was an elderly, choleric, stout, and thick-set general with grizzled eyebrows and whiskers, and wider from chest to back than across the shoulders.