What does the word grizzled mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Gray.

Usage examples for grizzled

  1. Of women I saw scarcely any- old men, with long dirty black or grizzled beards, yellow skins, peaked black caps, and filthy black gowns clutched about their thin bodies. – The Dark Forest by Hugh Walpole
  2. Furley, broad- shouldered, florid, with tanned skin and grizzled hair, was still wearing the high sea boots and jersey of the duck shooter. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  3. Colour brown above, a little grizzled and glistening, more silvery below. – Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon by Robert A. Sterndale