Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: grazed
IPA transcription: [ɡɹ'eɪzd]
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: grazed
    Meaning: scraped or touched lightly in passing; "his grazed and bleeding arm proved he had been in the line of fire"
Usage examples
  • It grazed my cheek.
  • The squire let fly one stone, which grazed the villain's head and killed a lamb.
  • I mean it's a PITY we aren't higher up,' said Anthea, as the edge of the carpet grazed a chimney-pot.
  • Life in the South had been full of trouble. Once a bullet grazed her so closely she lost two of her wing quills, and that made her more timid than ever.
  • He dropped his legs, crossed one leg over the other knee, and taking it in his hand, felt the springy muscle of the calf, where it had been grazed the day before by his fall, and leaning back he drew several deep breaths.
  • As he approached two yellow curs rushed forth and began to bark furiously, snapping at the horse's heels, the usual mountain welcome. But when a kick from the horse grazed the ear of one of them they kept at a respectful distance.