Grisly - definition, pronunciation, transcription

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


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

a grisly murder


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

comparative: grislier
superlative: grisliest
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