Grisly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡrɪzli|  American pronunciation of the word grisly
Brit.  |ˈɡrɪzli|  British pronunciation of the word grisly

adjective

- shockingly repellent; inspiring horror(syn: ghastly, grim, gruesome, macabre, sick)

a grisly murder

Examples

The jurors saw grisly photos of the crime scene.

...recounted the visit to the murder scene in grisly detail...

Houses seemed dark and grisly.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: grislier
superlative: grisliest
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