American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Partly gray or streaked with gray: a grizzled beard.
- adj. Having fur or hair streaked or tipped with gray.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Gray; of a mixed color.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of grizzle.
- adj. Greyed, old
- adj. Grey or partly grey ^1
- adj. Streaked or mixed with grey; grizzly; griseous ^2
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Gray; grayish; sprinkled or mixed with gray; of a mixed white and black.
- adj. having dark hairs mixed with grey or white
“But Rove's rise to a big White House office and now his role guiding $50 million in corporate-directed dollars through an ad hoc group called America's Crossroads has made him a scion of a conservative elite, an expert on the playbook of politics who met his match in a "grizzled" -- Rove's own word -- leather-jacket wearing Vietnam vet named Russ Murphy, leader of the Glenn Beck-inspired Delaware 9-12 Patriots.”
“You'd no more refer to one of these seasoned TV stevedores a 'videographer' than you'd call a grizzled homicide detective a 'rent-a-cop'.”
“And the fact manager Martin Johnson, who captained England to a World Cup final win over Australia in Sydney five years ago, has recalled grizzled prop Phil Vickery and selected lock Tom Palmer indicates the regard he has for the set-piece.”
“And even more ridiculously, Blagg's inclusion makes 16 year old Tom Daley (who competes on Wednesday) look like some kind of grizzled veteran.”
“First, and most potently, as James Bond; second, as the embodiment of a certain kind of grizzled wisdom, of which perhaps the most notable is Indiana Jones's father.”
“The hair on a grizzly's back and shoulders often has white tips, lending it a "grizzled" appearance.”
“BUSH: Well, some of these -- some of these guys are kind of grizzled vets.”
“Recognition that Romeo and Juliet create a sonnet between them on their first meeting is scarcely difficult or problematic — unlike her ingenious but far-fetched explanation of the significance of Old Hamlet's "grizzled" beard.”
“Breaking News Breaking Down has been screened in five countries, he's less concerned about the reaction of the relatively small group of what he calls "grizzled" journos who told him he should have kept his troubles to himself.”
“Here are three simple, but powerful pieces of advice I share as a "grizzled" magazine veteran who was fortunate to have bitten the "digital apple" early on:”
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