AskDefine | Define grizzle

Dictionary Definition

grizzle n : a grey wig

Verb

1 be in a huff; be silent or sullen [syn: brood, stew]
2 complain whiningly [syn: whine, yammer, yawp]

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English

Etymology

From the old French grisel, from the French gris, grey.

Pronunciation

Noun

  1. a grey colour.
    grizzle colour:   
  2. grey hair.
  3. a grey wig.

Related terms

Adjective

grizzle
  1. of a grey colour.

Verb

  1. to make or become grey.

See also

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Quaker-colored, acier, ashen, ashy, bay, bayard, besnow, blanch, bleach, buckskin, calico pony, canescent, chalk, chestnut, cinereous, cinerous, dapple, dapple-gray, dappled, dappled-gray, dingy, dismal, dove-colored, dove-gray, dreary, dull, dun, dusty, etiolate, frost, glaucescent, glaucous, gray, gray-black, gray-brown, gray-colored, gray-drab, gray-green, gray-spotted, gray-toned, gray-white, grayed, grayish, griseous, grizzled, grizzly, iron-gray, lead-gray, leaden, livid, mouse-colored, mouse-gray, mousy, paint, painted pony, pearl, pearl-gray, pearly, piebald, pinto, roan, sad, silver, silver-gray, silvered, silvery, skewbald, slate-colored, slaty, smoke-gray, smoky, sober, somber, sorrel, steel-gray, steely, stone-colored, taupe, white, whiten
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