Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Partly gray or streaked with gray.
  • adjective Having fur or hair streaked or tipped with gray.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Gray; of a mixed color.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Gray; grayish; sprinkled or mixed with gray; of a mixed white and black.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of grizzle.
  • adjective Greyed, old
  • adjective Grey or partly grey ^1
  • adjective Streaked or mixed with grey; grizzly; griseous ^2

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having dark hairs mixed with grey or white

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Examples

  • 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.

    Will Bunch: Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened

  • 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.

    Will Bunch: Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened

  • 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.

    Will Bunch: Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened

  • 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.

    Will Bunch: Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened

  • 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.

    Will Bunch: Karl Rove and the Tea Party: What Really Happened

  • 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'.

    Viewfinder BLUES

  • 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.

    Taipei Times

  • And even more ridiculously, Blagg's inclusion makes 16 year old Tom Daley (who competes on Wednesday) look like some kind of grizzled veteran.

    Commonwealth Games day seven - as it happened

  • 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.

    Sean Connery by Christopher Bray

  • The hair on a grizzly's back and shoulders often has white tips, lending it a "grizzled" appearance.

    How Three Men Survived Attacks by Grizzly Bears

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