grazed grazed  /ˈɡreɪzd/


  • (adj) scraped or touched lightly in passing


  1. Green-eyed, with raven-black hair that grazed her waist, Nafiza had rushed to help Shah Jan get her three kids out of the burning house.
  2. The storm also hit Honduras and grazed the Caribbean islands.
  3. Beef cattle grazed on a hillside below wind towers 50 miles east of San Francisco along Altamont Pass on April 14.



    Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, below, is seen to by Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Miguel Montero after being grazed by a pitch as home plate umpire Clint Fagan signals during the sixth inning of their baseball game, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Los Angeles.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Connecticut Post

  2. Arizona's Kennedy ejected for throwing at batter

    (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill). Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, left, is seen to by trainers after being grazed by a pitch during the sixth inning of their baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, June 11, 2013, in Los Angeles.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KUSI News San Diego

  3. VIDEO: EMT from Beacon grabs shooter's gun after officer is grazed

    A quick-thinking emergency medical technician who lives in and is a volunteer firefighter for this city took a gun from a handcuffed suspect who had just fired two shots and grazed a police officer in the foot Monday morning at a New York City hospital.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Poughkeepsie Journal


  1. It could have been better -- Woods saw several putts stay tantalizingly on the lip of the cup."I hit a lot of good putts that grazed the edge, but hey, I put myself right there in the tournament," Woods said.
    on Jun 16, 2007 By: Tiger Wood Source:

  2. "He told me that I sprayed him with tobacco and I grazed him with my left shoulder," Baker said. "I was not trying to make contact."
    on May 24, 2008 By: Dusty Baker Source: Chicago Tribune

  3. "I went up, we all went up, and the umpire gave him out. Replays would show that the ball and his bat had grazed his pad, and he hadn't hit it. Roebuck had a problem with me because of the manner of Rahul Dravid's dismissal," Gilchrist said.
    on Nov 3, 2008 By: Adam Gilchrist Source:

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