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Definition of the noun grizzly

What does grizzly mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: grizzlies

  1. powerful brownish-yellow bear of the uplands of western North America

Alternative definition of the noun grizzly


  1. A grizzly bear.

Definition of the adjective grizzly

What does grizzly mean as an attribute of a noun?

Grizzly is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.

adjective - degrees: more grizzly / grizzlier | most grizzly / grizzliest

  1. showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair

Alternative definition of the adjective grizzly


  1. Grey-haired, greyish.
  2. [misspelling of, grisly] [Listed by Merriam-Webster Unabridged as a legitimate variant spelling.]


  1. "Grizzly" is a 1976 horror film directed by William Girdler, about an 18-foot man-eating Grizzly bear that terrorizes a National Forest. It stars Christopher George, Andrew Prine and Richard Jaeckel. Widely considered a Jaws rip-off, Grizzly used many of the same plot devices as its shark predecessor, a huge box office success during the previous year 1975.
  2. "Grizzly" is a film, directed by Peter Romero.


  1. "Grizzly" is the fifteenth novel in World of Adventure series by Gary Paulsen. It was published on October 6, 1997 by Random House.
    • also known as "GRIZZLY (Gary Paulsen World of Adventure)"
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Young-adult fiction, Fiction, Children's literature
    • released on (18 years ago)
  2. "Grizzly" is a book by Enos Mills.


  1. Grizzly is the name of four unrelated fictional characters from the Marvel Comics universe. One is a wild west villain, one is an A.I.M. Agent, one is a foe of Spider-Man, and the fourth is a mutant who was a member of Six Pack.
  2. Grizzly is a fictional character from the TV Anime series Shirokuma Cafe.
  3. Grizzly is a fictional character from the 2005 french film Sky Fighters.
  4. Grizzly is a fictional character from the 1936 film Last of the Warrens.
  5. Grizzly is a fictional character from the 1998 film A Wing and a Prayer.

There are other characters with in their name, like Grizzly Adams.


  1. "Grizzly" is a musical album of Louis Bertignac.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  2. "Grizzly" is a musical album of ABBand.
    • released in (5 years ago)


  1. Grizzly a.k.a. Gregg Palmer, originally Palmer Lee is an American actor, known primarily for his prolific work in television westerns, and his intimidating 6'4 height and weight of 300 lbs. He appeared from 1960-1975 in varying roles in twenty episodes of CBS's Gunsmoke with James Arness, thirteen segments of the syndicated Death Valley Days, and nine episodes of NBC's The Virginian starring James Drury in the title role. He guest starred five times on Bonanza, NBC's longest-running western. One of Palmer's Gunsmoke segments is "Alias Festus Haggin", co-starring Ken Curtis.
  2. Grizzly: Nalle Påhlsson is a member of the musical group, Therion.
    • also known as Nalle Pahlsson; Påhlsson, Nalle; Nalle "Grizzly" Påhlsson
    • born on (52 years ago)
    • member of musical groups:
  3. Grizzly is a rapper.
  4. Grizzly a.k.a. Doug Sinclair is an actor.
  5. Grizzly a.k.a. Chris Adams is an Australian professional rugby league footballer for the Cessnock Goannas of the Newcastle Rugby League. He previously played for the Newcastle Knights in the National Rugby League. He primarily plays hooker.
  6. Grizzly a.k.a. Benjamin Martin is a foley and sound editor.

There are other people with in their name, like Nick Grizzly, Grizzly Adams, Grizzly Smith and james "grizzly" adams.


Grizzly is a musical group.

  • album: "Fear My Wrath"


  1. Grizzly is a brand.
  2. Grizzly is a record label.


Grizzly is a wooden roller coaster at Kings Dominion in Doswell, Virginia. The grounds of the ride are densely forested, with the intended thrills heightened from the illusion of inadequate clearance between the track and trees. The attraction opened in 1982, and the double-figure-eight layout is based closely on the defunct Coney Island Wildcat. A similar version of this ride operates at Canada's Wonderland as Wild Beast.


  1. The Grizzly is a wooden roller coaster located at California's Great America in Santa Clara, California. The ride was designed by Curtis D. Summers and manufactured by Kings Island Construction. It uses traditional tracks with steel wheels on the cars, and, therefore, is designed to maintain positive-g loading on the cars and riders throughout its course.
    • also known as The Grizzly
  2. The Grizzly and the Grizzly 2.0 is a 3D printed .22-caliber rifle created around August 2013. It was created using a Stratasys Dimension 1200es printer. It was created by a Canadian only known by the pseudo name "Matthew" and told the The Verge that he is in his late 20s, and his main job is making tools for the construction industry.

Phrases with Grizzly

  1. grizzly bear
  2. Grizzly Lancetooth
  3. Mexican Grizzly Bear

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Grizzly

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Google previewThe Tattoo Encyclopedia (2009)

A Guide to Choosing Your Tattoo by Terisa Green

GRIZZLY BEAR The grizzly BEAR, so called because its hair is silver- or pale- tipped, giving it a grizzled effect, is undoubtedly a symbol of strength. Although today it has come to represent wildness and wilderness, especially in its native North ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (1998)

by Vin T. Sparano

Big-Game Animals Grizzly Bear Ursus arctos RANGE: Mostly in inland Alaska. though there are small herds of grizzlies in the...

Google previewA Dictionary of Altitudes in the United States (1891)

by Henry Gannett

Yellowstone Park Grizzly Peak, Cal Grizzly Peak, Cal Grizzly Peak, Cal C., N. 0. &T. P. R. R... T. &P. R. R W. M. R. R B. &M. E.R D.,8. S. & A. Ry M.C. R. R G.P.Rv B. &M. R. R. R N. Y.,L. E. & W. R. R.. C.& A.R.R N.Y.,L.E.&W.E.R.... P..

Google previewEtymological and Pronouncing Dictionary of Difficult Words (1882)

by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Grizzly, griz'.ly. Gristly, gfii'.ly. Grisly, hideous. Grizzly, grayish. Gristly, cartilaginous. Grisly; grisli-ness,, hideousness. Grizzly ; grizzli-ness, a stubbly state of half-gray hair. Gristle ; gristli-ness, the state of being cartilaginous. " Grisly ...

Google previewCompton's Pictured Encyclopedia (1922)

To Inspire Ambition, to Stimulate the Imagination, to Provide the Inquiring Mind with Accurate Information Told in an Interesting Style, and Thus Lead Into Broader Fields of Knowledge, Such is the Purpose of this Work by Guy Stanton Ford

Grizzly bear (Ursus horribilis); Alaskan brown bear (Ursus gyas); Polar bear ( Thalassarctos maritimus). The black bear was originally found in all parts of the North ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1896)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

It inhabits North America, is even more thoroughly vegetarian than the Eurasian form, and much less dangerous than the Grizzly. If food be abundant in the late autumn, and the bears in consequence in good condition, they fall into a winter ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1919)

A Library of Universal Knowledge

Northwestern Wyoming — for elk, deer, grizzly bear and black bear. Western and Southwestern Montana — for elk, mule deer and white-tailed deer. Northwestern Montana — for mule ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1914)

The Grizzly Bear of western North America is perhaps, on the average, the largest, and certainly is the most formidable, of the family. It is justly regarded by sportsmen as the most dangerous beast in America, and at close quarters is the equal ...

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Quotes about Grizzly

The Grizzly Bear is huge and wild
It has devoured the little child.
The little child is unaware
It has been eaten by the bear. (Alfred Edward Housman)
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Scrabble value of G2R1I1Z10Z10L1Y4

The value of this 7-letter word is 29 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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