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grey - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'grey' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Grey [ a.]
- See Gray (the correct orthography).

Meaning of 'grey' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . grey [ n]
Meaning (1):
- clothing that is a grey color
Example in sentence:
  • he was dressed in grey
Meaning (2):
- any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
Example in sentence:
  • the Confederate army was a vast grey
3 . grey [ v]
Meaning (3):
- turn grey
Example in sentence:
  • Her hair began to grey
Meaning (4):
- make grey
Example in sentence:
  • The painter decided to grey the sky
5 . grey [ s]
Meaning (5):
- intermediate in character or position
Example in sentence:
  • a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal
Meaning (6):
- of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black
Example in sentence:
  • a man with greyish hair;
  • gray flannel suit;
  • the little grey cells
Meaning (7):
- used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
Example in sentence:
  • a stalwart grey figure
Meaning (8):
- showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
Example in sentence:
  • nodded his hoary head;
  • whose beard with age is hoar