Definition of grizzled in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡrɪz(ə)ld/


Having or streaked with grey hair: grizzled hair
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  • His shaggy mane of grizzled grey hair was in desperate need of a wash and a trim.
  • Silver winked in the man's grizzled brown hair and in the stubble that grew on his cheekbones.
  • Mr. Olaster, a tall man with grizzled hair, looked over his glasses disapprovingly as she slipped into her seat near the door.
grey, greying, greyish, silver, silvery, snowy, snowy-white, white, whitish, grizzly, hoary, hoar, salt-and-pepper;
grey-haired, grey-headed
rare griseous, canescent


Late Middle English: from the adjective grizzle1 + -ed1.

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