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GRIZZLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does grizzle mean? 

GRIZZLE (noun)
  The noun GRIZZLE has 1 sense:

1. a grey wig

  Familiarity information: GRIZZLE used as a noun is very rare.


GRIZZLE (verb)
  The verb GRIZZLE has 2 senses:

1. be in a huff; be silent or sullen
2. complain whiningly

  Familiarity information: GRIZZLE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GRIZZLE (noun)


Sense 1grizzle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A grey wig

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("grizzle" is a kind of...):

wig (hairpiece covering the head and made of real or synthetic hair)


GRIZZLE (verb)


Sense 1grizzle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Be in a huff; be silent or sullen

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

grizzle; stew; brood

Hypernyms (to "grizzle" is one way to...):

brood; pout; sulk (be in a huff and display one's displeasure)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2grizzle [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Complain whiningly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

grizzle; yammer; yawp; whine

Hypernyms (to "grizzle" is one way to...):

complain; kick; kvetch; plain; quetch; sound off (express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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