grizzling


grizzling
/griz"ling/, n. Brit.
the act of complaining or whimpering.
[GRIZZLE2 + -ING1]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • grizzling — /griz ling/, n. Brit. the act of complaining or whimpering. [GRIZZLE2 + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • grizzling — griz·zle || grɪzl n. gray hair v. cry, whimper, whine (British) v. turn gray, become gray (about the hair) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grizzling —  laughing or smiling …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • grizzle — I. /ˈgrɪzəl / (say grizuhl) verb (grizzled, grizzling) –verb (i) 1. to become grey. –verb (t) 2. to make grey. –noun 3. grey hair. 4. a grey wig. {Middle English grisel, from Old French, from gris grey; of Germanic origin (compare German greis… …   Australian English dictionary

  • grizzle — grizzle1 /griz euhl/, v., grizzled, grizzling, adj., n. v.i., v.t. 1. to make or become gray or partly gray. adj. 2. gray; grayish; devoid of hue. n. 3. gray or partly gray hair. 4. a gray wig. [1350 1400; ME grisel < OF, deriv. of …   Universalium

  • grizzle — grizzle1 [griz′əl] n. [< ME grisel < OFr adj. grisel < gris, gray: see GRISAILLE] 1. Archaic a) gray hair b) a gray wig 2. gray vt., vi. grizzled …   English World dictionary

  • Grizzle — Griz zle, v. t. & i. To make or become grizzly, or grayish. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] Hardship of the way such as would grizzle little children. R. F. Burton. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] I found myself on the Nubian desert shaking hands with a grizzling… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Grizzle — Griz zle, v. i. & t. [Etym. uncertain.] To worry; to fret; to bother; grumble. [Prov. Eng.] Don t sit grizzling there. Charles Reade. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grizzle — I. noun Etymology: Middle English grisel, adjective, gray, from Anglo French, from gris, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German grīs gray Date: 1601 1. archaic gray hair 2. a. a roan coat pattern or color b. a gray or roan animal II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen — Two Petit Bassets Griffon Vendéen. Nicknames PBGV Country of origin France Traits …   Wikipedia


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