Meaning of GREY in English
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
Note: in AM, use 'gray'
Grey is the colour of ashes or of clouds on a rainy day.
...a ~ suit.
You use ~ to describe the colour of people’s hair when it changes from its original colour, usually as they get old.
...my ~ hair...
Eddie was going ~.
If the weather is ~, there are many clouds in the sky and the light is dull.
It was a ~, wet April Sunday.
If you describe a situation as ~, you mean that it is dull, unpleasant, or difficult.
Brazilians look gloomily forward to a New Year that even the president admits will be ~ and cheerless.
In this new world of ~ness there is an attempt to remove all risks.
If you describe someone or something as ~, you think that they are boring and unattractive, and very similar to other things or other people.
...little ~ men in suits.
Journalists are frustrated by his apparent ~ness.
N-UNCOUNT: with supp
Journalists sometimes use ~ to describe things concerning old people.
There was further evidence of ~ consumer power last week, when Ford revealed a car designed with elderly people in mind.
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012