how to pronounce grizzly


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the above transcription of grizzly is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

grizzly is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of grizzly in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… male grizzly was recorded crossing the …”

meanings of grizzly


  1. Misspelling of grisly.
  2. Grey-haired, greyish.
  3. Crying or whingeing in a bad-tempered or irritable way.


  1. In hydraulic mining, a grating used to catch and throw out large stones from the sluices.
  2. A grizzly bear.

grizzly frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word grizzly occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics grizzly can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that grizzly can be often used in the following areas:

1) life, nature, and living environment;

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