Definitions for grizzlyˈgrɪz li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

griz•zlyˈgrɪz li(adj.)-zli•er, -zli•est

  1. (adj.)somewhat gray; grayish.

  2. gray-haired.

  3. Category: Mammals

    Ref: grizzly bear.

Origin of grizzly:

1585–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. grizzly, grizzly bear, silvertip, silver-tip, Ursus horribilis, Ursus arctos horribilis(adj)

    powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America

  2. grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired(adj)

    showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

    "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"

Wiktionary

  1. grizzly(Noun)

    A grizzly bear.

    Shotgun blast kills charging grizzly!

  2. grizzly(Adjective)

    Grey-haired, greyish.

  3. grizzly(Adjective)

    [Listed by Merriam-Webster Unabridged as a legitimate variant spelling.]

  4. Origin: From grizzle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Grizzly(adj)

    somewhat gray; grizzled

  2. Grizzly(noun)

    a grizzly bear. See under Grizzly, a

  3. Grizzly(adj)

    in hydraulic mining, gratings used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices

Freebase

  1. Grizzly

    Grizzly is a 1976 horror film directed by William Girdler. The film is about an 18-foot man-eating Grizzly bear that terrorizes a National Forest. It stars Christopher George, Andrew Prine and Richard Jaeckel. Widely considered a Jaws rip-off, Grizzly used many of the same plot devices as its shark predecessor, a huge box office success during the previous year 1975. In 1983, a sequel Grizzly II: The Predator was shot, but never released. The abortive project provided early roles for both Charlie Sheen and George Clooney. The giant grizzly bear in the film was portrayed by the mother of Bart the Bear.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

grizzly(noun)

(usually grizzly bear ) a large fierce North American bear.

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