The Socialists' best hope for 2012 was suddenly a grizzled shadow of himself, perp-walked into infamy.
A grizzled veteran of environmental misfortunes, Harry knew there was no way to spray perfume on an oil slick.
An unlikely partnership between a grizzled detective and a highly evolved android proves particularly fruitful.
"gray-colored," early 15c., from Old French grisel (see grizzled) which also meant "gray-haired old man" (a noun sense recorded in Middle English from mid-14c.). The verb, "to make gray," is attested from 1740.
party-coloured, as goats (Gen. 31:10, 12), horses (Zech. 6:3, 6).