Definition of grizzle verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

grizzle

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪzl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪzl//
 
[intransitive](British English, informal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they grizzle
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪzl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪzl//
 
he / she / it grizzles
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪzlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪzlz//
 
past simple grizzled
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪzld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪzld//
 
past participle grizzled
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪzld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪzld//
 
-ing form grizzling
BrE BrE//ˈɡrɪzlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡrɪzlɪŋ//
 
 
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(especially of a baby or child) to cry or complain continuously in a way that is annoying Word Origin mid 18th cent. (in the sense ‘show the teeth, grin’): of unknown origin.