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grizzly

grayish or flecked with gray; a species of bear
Not to be confused with:
grisly – causing a shudder or feeling of horror; gruesome; grim: the grisly scene of a murder
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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.
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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
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griz•zly

(ˈgrɪz li)

adj. -zli•er, -zli•est, adj.
1. somewhat gray; grayish.
2. gray-haired.
n.
[1585–95]
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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?"
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

grizzly

[ˈgrɪzli] n (also grizzly bear) → grizzli m, ours m gris
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

grizzly

n (also grizzly bear)Grisli(bär) m, → Grizzly(bär) m
adj (Brit inf) babyquengelig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

grizzly

[ˈgrɪzlɪ] n (also grizzly bear) → orso grigio, grizzly m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

grizzly

(ˈgrizli) plural ˈgrizzlies noun
(usually grizzly bear) a large fierce North American bear.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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A man in India stabbed 14 members of his own family to death, including seven children, before hanging himself, police said on Sunday, in one of the country's worst -- and grizzliest -- massacres in recent years.
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