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

 

Hyponyms: ash gray, ash grey, silver, silver gray, silver grey, charcoal, charcoal gray, charcoal grey, oxford gray, oxford grey, dapple-gray, dapple-grey, dappled-gray, dappled-grey, iron-gray, iron-grey, tattletale gray, tattletale grey, iron blue, steel gray, Davy's gray, Confederate Army, Army of the Confederacy

 

Member Meronyms: Tudor, House of Tudor

 

Derivational Morphology: gray, grayness, greyness

 

Anagrams: gyre

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: hirtë   Bosnian: siv and siva  
Catalan: gris   Croatian: siv  
Danish: grå   Dutch: grijs  
Esperanto: griza   Estonian: hall  
Finnish: harmaa   French: gris  
Galician: gris   German: grau  
Greek: γκρίζος and γκρι   Hebrew: אפור  
Hungarian: szürke   Icelandic: grár  
Irish: liath   Italian: grigio  
Japanese: 灰色   Latvian: pelēks  
Malayalam: ചാരം   Norwegian: grå  
Novial: grisi   Polish: szary  
Portuguese: cinza   Romanian: brumăriu and gri  
Russian: серый   Slovak: sivý  
Slovene: siv and siva   Spanish: gris  
Swedish: grå   Tagalog: abo  
Turkish: gri   Vietnamese: (màu and màu  
Welsh: llwyd  
 
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