grizzled grizzled  /ˈɡrɪ zəld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having dark hairs mixed with grey or white

Usage(s):

  1. Young miners in cutoff shorts and sandals throng the dusty alleyways; grizzled oldtimers wearing floppy straw hats lead their pack mules through the maze.
  2. She also earned the easy admiration of fellow actors and the grizzled key grips.
  3. Down the road a pace is the shack of Amos Slade, a grizzled old hunter who keeps a grizzled old hound dog named Chief and a cheerful hound pup, Copper.

News

  1. Local Ironman Chad Raugewitz takes first place at HITS Series Trialthon in Napa Valley

    Special to the Ukiah Daily Journal There have been few Ironman legends pass through the Ukiah Valley in the past twenty years: there is John Woods, the grizzled, cross country miracle worker at Upper Lake High School (he also teaches science there) and there is Mike Cannon, now the pilates guru, last seen pedaling at a high rate of speed out country roads.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Ukiah Daily Journal

  2. Post-Hype Sleepers Awaken

    Glenn Colton takes a look at post-hype sleepers while Schultz focuses on the grizzled veterans.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Rotoworld via Yahoo! Sports

  3. UFC 161 Prelims: Recapping and Ranking the Preliminary Card Bouts

    Injuries afflicted the UFC 161 main card. But the prelims survived almost perfectly intact on the way to Winnipeg. The result was a compelling body of matchmaking, with some of the best veteran Canadian fighters competing. But there was more to it. More than one matchup pitted an experienced, even grizzled competitor against a rising, would-be contender. Would the guard change, or would ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "The one thing I remember the most was that grizzled fireman, coming out of the burning debris, hunched over, absolute determination," said Biden, of Delaware. "That one photograph lifted America off its knees. That one image was the most...
    on May 11, 2007 By: Joe Biden Source: FOXNews

  2. The Clinton camp placed comments from her and Obama on her web site, HillaryHub.com, and provided a link to an opinion article written by conservative Charles Krauthammer that described "how the grizzled veteran showed up the clueless rookie."
    on Jul 27, 2007 By: Charles Krauthammer Source: ABC News

  3. With captain Richie McCaw sitting next to him, Henry said: "The motivation at the time was to protect these fellas, who I have a huge regard for. I get quite emotional when I speak about it. If we'd made excuses or grizzled about various things, I...
    on Nov 21, 2008 By: Graham Henry Source: Otago Daily Times

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