Meaning of GREY in English


n. 25B6; adjective

a grey suit : silvery, silver-grey, gunmetal, slate, charcoal, smoky.

his grey hair : WHITE, silver, hoary.

a grey day : CLOUDY, overcast, dull, sunless, gloomy, dreary, dismal, sombre, bleak, murky.

her face looked grey : ASHEN, wan, pale, pasty, pallid, colourless, bloodless, white, waxen; sickly, peaky, drained, drawn, deathly.

the grey daily routine : CHARACTERLESS, colourless, nondescript, unremarkable, insipid, jejune, flat, bland, dry, stale; dull, uninteresting, boring, tedious, monotonous.

a grey area : AMBIGUOUS, doubtful, unclear, uncertain, indefinite, open to question, debatable.

the grey economy : UNOFFICIAL, informal, irregular, back-door.

sunny, ruddy, lively, certain.

25B6; verb the population greyed : AGE, grow old, mature.

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