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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Difficult to chew.

Usage examples (30)
  • Plus ... there're no fiddly, gristly bits to deal with.
  • We can tell that the meat underneath all that makeup is a bit gristly.
  • The scar felt knobby, ridged and gristly like the end of a chicken bone.
  • The chicken is all bad cuts of gristly dark meat and had a fishy taste to it. for more
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  • A "grizzly" (a type of bear) might cause "grisly" (horrible) devastation if it runs through a campsite. Note: "gristly" describes meat that is very tough.
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