grisly vs grizzly : Common Errors in English

About grisly vs grizzly

“Grisly” means “horrible”; a “grizzly” is a bear. “The grizzly left behind the grisly remains of his victim.” “Grizzled,” means “having gray hairs,” not to be confused with “gristly,” full of gristle.

grisly Meaning(s)

  • (s) shockingly repellent; inspiring horror

grizzly Meaning(s)

  • (n) powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America
  • (s) showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

grisly in News

  1. They’re ‘Crossing’ int’l ‘Lines’

    Serial killers are a dime a dozen on TV this year, what with “The Following,” “Hannibal,” and the various CBS procedurals that trade in grisly specifics and menace directed at women. This summer, NBC is trying to change up the game by taking the standard features of the crime drama...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: New York Post

  2. Brutal mob killing video sold in southern Mexico

    TUXTLA GUTIERREZ, Mexico (AP) — Police said Wednesday they are investigating the recording and sale in local markets of a grisly video that shows a mob beating and burning to death three men suspected of raping and killing an Indian woman in southern Mexico.        
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Boston Globe

  3. Video showing brutal mob killing sold in Mexico

    Police in southern Mexico are investigating how vendors in local markets obtained a grisly video that shows a mob beating and burning to death three suspected rapists.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Fox News

grizzly in News

  1. The xx and Grizzly Bear fill the Fillmore with sexual tension, powerful sets

    Upon hearing the words the xx, Grizzly Bear and the Fillmore in conjunction, I immediately pulled out my wallet. Could anything be more atmospherically phenomenal than those things put together? Answer: no. read more
    on June 14, 2013 Source: The Michigan Daily

  2. New Grizzly 700 Gets Wider Chassis, Updated Electric Power Steering, Improved Comfort and Greater Fuel Efficiency

    Yamaha Motor Corp., U.S.A., has announced a new Grizzly 700 FI EPS with improved comfort and new engine settings. The award-winning Grizzly is the most durable and off-road capable
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Grizzly bear captured near Marias River, relocated

    A 4-year-old male grizzly bear has been captured near the lower Marias River and relocated west of Glacier National Park after a family reported lambs and a calf had been killed.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Montana Kaimin

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