Share this entry

grisly
American English: /ˈɡrɪzli/
British English: /ˈɡrɪzli/

Translation of grisly in Spanish:

adjective -lier, -liest

  • Example sentences
    • Jurors were spared much of the gory detail in the case, but the horrific nature of the crime and the grisly aftermath was hard to avoid.
    • The story of secrecy, scientific ethics and national security is macabre, grisly and disturbing.
    • This opening scene sets the tone for a grisly, gory and sometimes comic werewolf horror film.

Definition of grisly in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

QUIZ


    Next Score:
    Word of the day luxe
    Pronunciation: lʌks
    adjective
    expensive and of high quality; luxurious
    Cultural fact of the day

    Today is Aberri Eguna, Basque national day, and a public holiday in the Basque country of Spain.