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  • v. Present participle of grizzle.


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  • Now, JB, we love the guts off your work and but this grizzling is getting a little “leave JB alone” whiny ass bitch sounding … but then we all get a little grumpy this time of year.

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Yes I get ffkn grmpy whn I’m on fkn deadline.

  • It appeared that as she ran after them to beat them, she had fallen down; her cap was awry, and her dress covered with mud; they called out that she was tipsy (as often happens to those poor old "grizzling" people in the country who have met misfortune).

    An Iceland Fisherman

  • Aunt Ursel would have called 'grizzling' in her room for an hour, she wrote her note to Miss Ruthven and endeavoured to be as usual, feeling keenly that there was no mother now to perceive and gratefully commend one of her only too rare efforts for good humour.

    Nuttie's Father

  • I can't hate her pretty face or feel angry about her introspective grizzling about "not being spoiled" as this really is her personal solemn truth.

    Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl – Grace Dent's TV OD

  • She stepped over the body, let herself into her flat with a shaking hand, and once inside, the boy half-awake and grizzling, she dialled 999.


  • In age he may have been about fifty, with a strongjawed, rugged face, a grizzling moustache, peculiarly keen gray eyes, and a wiry, vigorous figure which had lost nothing of the strength and activ - ity of youth.


  • Worse, the nation read about me moaning and grizzling because The Guardian quoted it almost in full.

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  • In today's South Manchester Reporter poor old John Leech MP is chuntering and grizzling about Gordon Brown's slamming of the Lib Dem record of broken promises on a recent visit.

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  • Then he was grizzling about the mail-to service on the Number 10 website being interrupted, which had happened a week or two before and also seems a weak sort of story for a man who boasts of breaking countless major money and IT stories before breakfast.

    Dizzy Clunks: Looking A Bit Thin On The Ground

  • Behind us, at the end of the boardwalk, Elizabeth slouched in her chair, looking grimly out at the horizon and grizzling down her chin.

    Duma Key


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