Grizzly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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

noun

- powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America (syn: silver-tip, silvertip)

adjective

- showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair (syn: gray, gray-haired, gray-headed, grey, grey-haired, grey-headed, hoar, hoary, white-haired)

Examples

Grizzly bears range over a much smaller area than they once did.

...a thorough census of all the grizzly bears living within the national park...

...a harebrained idea to go for a hike in an area where grizzly bear attacks had recently been reported...

The Alaskan brown bear is a close cousin of the grizzly bear.

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