What is another word for grizzly?

Pronunciation: [ɡɹˈɪzli] (IPA)

Grizzly is a word that often refers to the North American subspecies of the brown bear. It is also an adjective used to describe something that is grey or grayish in color. However, there are other words you can use in place of grizzly depending on the context. For example, if you are referring to the bear, you can use the words brown bear, Kodiak bear, or Alaskan brown bear. If you are describing the color, you can use words like ashen, murky, or smoky. Other synonyms for grizzly include grisly, gruesome, and horrid, but these words usually have a negative connotation associated with them.

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What are the hypernyms for Grizzly?

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What are the opposite words for grizzly?

The word "grizzly" is often used to refer to a North American subspecies of bear known for its grayish fur. However, there are several antonyms for this word that can be used to describe different animals or characteristics. One such antonym is "smooth," which can refer to animals with sleek, hairless coats like dolphins or sharks. Another antonym is "gentle," which can describe animals with calm and docile temperaments like lambs or rabbits. "Ungrizzled" is another antonym that can be used to describe animals without the characteristic patchy grayish fur of grizzly bears. Ultimately, the choice of antonym will depend on the context in which the word is used.

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Usage examples for Grizzly

grizzly Pete says "It ain't what's on a man but what's in him that counts."
"Dollars and Sense"
Col. Wm. C. Hunter
I remember the answer of a young man, who, while hunting, came across a grizzly probably in her own jungle, in about the same way.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs
In size he is between the grizzly and the brown bear.
"Memoirs of Orange Jacobs"
Orange Jacobs

Famous quotes with Grizzly

  • I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there's no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that's standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.
    Leslie Nielsen
  • One thing more dangerous than getting between a grizzly sow and her cub is getting between a businessman and a dollar bill.
    Edward Abbey
  • A faith, like a species, must evolve or go extinct when the environment changes. It is not a gentle process in either case. … It's nice to have grizzly bears and wolves living in the wild. They are no longer a menace; we can peacefully co-exist, with a little wisdom. The same policy can be discerned in our political tolerance, in religious freedom. You are free to preserve or create any religious creed you wish, so long as it does not become a public menace. We're all on the Earth together, and we have to learn some accommodation. … The message is clear: those who will not accommodate, who will not temper, who insist on keeping only the purest and wildest strain of their heritage alive, we will be obliged, reluctantly, to cage or disarm, and we will do our best to disable the memes they fight for. Slavery is beyond the pale. Child abuse is beyond the pale. Discrimination is beyond the pale. The pronouncing of death sentences on those who blaspheme against a religion (complete with bounties or reward for those who carry them out) is beyond the pale. It is not civilized, and it is owed no more respect in the name of religious freedom than any other incitement to cold-blooded murder. … is — or, rather, ought to be, the message of multiculturalism, not the patronizing and subtly racist hypertolerance that "respects" vicious and ignorant doctrines when they are propounded by officials of non-European states and religions.
    Daniel Dennett
  • Colin did not laugh. Instead he thought, Of all the major human mysteries—God, the nature of the universe, etc.—he knew the least about tampons. To Colin, tampons were a little bit like grizzly bears: he was aware of their existence, but he'd never seen one in the wild, and didn't really care to.
    John Green (author)
  • 'Why, you sad son-of-a-bitch, how can you be so cocky and stand there and block cars when you're nothing but a bear and a black bear at that - not even a polar or a grizzly or anything worth while.'
    Ernest Hemingway

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