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    grey - Dictionary definition and meaning for word grey

    Definition
    (noun) United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    Synonyms : zane grey
    Definition
    (noun) Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
    Synonyms : lady jane grey
    Definition
    (noun) Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845) Definition
    (noun) any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    Synonyms : gray
    Example Sentence
    • the Confederate army was a vast grey
    Definition
    (noun) a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    Synonyms : gray , grayness , greyness
    Definition
    (noun) clothing that is a grey color
    Synonyms : gray
    Example Sentence
    • he was dressed in grey
    Definition
    (noun) horse of a light gray or whitish color
    Synonyms : gray
    Definition
    (verb) make grey
    Synonyms : gray
    Example Sentence
    • The painter decided to grey the sky
    Definition
    (verb) turn grey
    Synonyms : gray
    Example Sentence
    • Her hair began to grey
    Definition
    (adj) of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black
    Synonyms : gray , grayish , greyish
    Example Sentence
    • the little grey cells
    • gray flannel suit
    • a man with greyish hair
    Definition
    (adj) showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    Example Sentence
    • whose beard with age is hoar
    • nodded his hoary head
    Definition
    (adj) used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
    Synonyms : gray
    Example Sentence
    • a stalwart grey figure
    Definition
    (adj) intermediate in character or position
    Synonyms : gray
    Example Sentence
    • a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal
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