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Meaning of GREY

Pronunciation:  grey, grey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  gray clothing; "he was dressed in gray"
  2. [n]  a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
  3. [n]  any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; "the Confederate army was a vast gray"
  4. [n]  Englishman who as Prime minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
  5. [n]  Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
  6. [n]  United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
  7. [adj]  an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white; "gray flannel suit"; "hair just turning gray"
  8. [adj]  darkened with overcast; "a dark day"; "a dull sky"; "a gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"; "the sky was leaden and thick"
  9. [adj]  intermediate in character or position; "a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
  10. [adj]  used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms); "a stalwart gray figure"
  11. [adj]  showing characteristics of age, especially having gray or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"
  12. [v]  turn gray; "Her hair began to gray"
  13. [v]  make gray

GREY is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: achromatic, Charles Grey, cloudy, dull, gray, gray, gray, gray, gray, gray-haired, gray-headed, grayish, grayness, grey-haired, grey-headed, greyish, greyness, hoar, hoary, intermediate, Lady Jane Grey, leaden, old, Second Earl Grey, southern, white-haired, Zane Grey
 See Also: achromatic color, achromatic colour, apparel, article of clothing, ash gray, ash grey, author, charcoal, charcoal gray, charcoal grey, clothes, clothing, color, color in, colorise, colorize, colour, colour in, colourise, colourize, Confederate Army, dappled-gray, dappled-grey, dapple-gray, dapple-grey, Davy's gray, discolor, discolour, House of Tudor, iron blue, iron-gray, iron-grey, national leader, organisation, organization, oxford gray, oxford grey, Queen of England, silver, silver gray, silver grey, solon, statesman, steel gray, tattletale gray, tattletale grey, Tudor, vesture, wear, wearing apparel, writer



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Grey\, a.
See {Gray} (the correct orthography).

Thesaurus Terms
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