Definition of 'grisly'
Example sentences containing 'grisly'
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The death map is grisly and a little depressing. Times, Sunday Times (2010)You will need an iron stomach for this slick but grisly medical horror. The Sun (2010)Miles makes a grisly discovery on the beach. The Sun (2009)It has its wild and demonic forms and can sink to an almost grisly horror and shuddering. Sociology and Religion: A Collection of Readings (1995)Few were surprised at the grisly scene found in the morning. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Be sure you can cope with some grisly details. The Sun (2014)Lead characters tend to meet grisly deaths. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was a grisly death but one that indulged his fantasies. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Jurors were shown grisly crime scene pictures including one of the bottom of a fridge caked with dried blood. The Sun (2014)And witnesses took photos of the grisly scene with their phones before posting them on the social network site. The Sun (2012)Police were called to the scene after workers made the grisly discovery on Wednesday morning. The Sun (2012)This gleefully grisly British horror contains some gruesome moments. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We all know what to expect, yet we dread to hear the grisly details. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ground staff called in cops after making the grisly discovery on Thursday. The Sun (2013)Will he become the 31st police officer in the show's history to meet a grisly end? The Sun (2010)Jigsaw, the original baddie in this grisly horror series, is now dead. The Sun (2009)I don't think people really mind about that sort of thing unless there's been a really grisly murder on the property. The Sun (2014)
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Used Occasionally. grisly is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'grisly'
British English: grisly ADJECTIVE
Something that is grisly is extremely unpleasant, and usually involves death and violence.
...two horrifically grisly murders.
Definition of grisly from the Collins English Dictionary
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