greyish


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Adj.1.greyish - of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black; "the little grey cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair"
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"
Translations
مائِل إلى الرَّمادي
našedlýšedavý
grålig
szürkés
gráleitur
siv astý
grimsi

greyish

grayish (US) [ˈgreɪɪʃ] ADJgrisáceo; [hair] → entrecano

greyish

[ˈgreɪɪʃ] (British) grayish (US) adjgrisâtre
greyish-green → gris-vertgrey matter (British) gray matter (US) n (= intelligence) → matière f grise

greyish

, (US) grayish
adjgräulich

grey

(especially American) gray (grei) adjective
1. of a mixture of colour between black and white. Ashes are grey.
2. grey-haired. He's turning/going grey.
noun
1. (any shade of) a colour between black and white. Grey is rather a dull colour.
2. something grey in colour. I never wear grey.
verb
to become grey or grey-haired.
ˈgreyish adjective
close to grey. a greyish-green dress.
References in classic literature ?
It was a species of the Sterna nilotica, peculiar to Egypt; its beak is black, head grey and pointed, the eye surrounded by white spots, the back, wings, and tail of a greyish colour, the belly and throat white, and claws red.
Snow began to fall an hour after they started, a fine snow, however, which happily could not obstruct the train; nothing could be seen from the windows but a vast, white sheet, against which the smoke of the locomotive had a greyish aspect.
Half way up was a square enclosure of some greyish stone, which I found subsequently was built partly of coral and partly of pumiceous lava.
I woke with a start, and with an odd fancy that some greyish animal had just rushed out of the chamber.
But, looking, I presently saw some- thing stirring within the shadow: greyish billowy movements, one above another, and then two luminous disks--like eyes.
It was the usual collection of small oddments: bits of cloth, quack medicines, cheap fairings, a clothful of atta - greyish, rough- ground native flour - twists of down-country tobacco, tawdry pipe- stems, and a packet of curry-stuff, all wrapped in.
But on the pillars Seraph eyes have seen The dimness of this world : that greyish green That Nature loves the best for Beauty's grave Lurk'd in each cornice, round each architrave - And every sculptur'd cherub thereabout That from his marble dwelling peeréd out Seem'd earthly in the shadow of his niche - Achaian statues in a world so rich ?
Her gloves were greyish and were worn through at the right forefinger.
They entered a wooded avenue between two fences of thin greyish wood, such as often enclose parks or gardens, and over the top of which the dark trees tossed to and fro like black and purple plumes upon the hearse of a giant.
The clock ticked above the dresser, a piece of charred wood fell now and then in the stove, and the faint sharp scent of the geraniums mingled with the odour of Ethan's smoke, which began to throw a blue haze about the lamp and to hang its greyish cobwebs in the shadowy corners of the room.
Against the uniform sheet of snow and the greyish winter sky the Italian villa loomed up rather grimly; even in summer it kept its distance, and the boldest coleus bed had never ventured nearer than thirty feet from its awful front.
Yes, the one who waits in the entrance hall, a greyish, red- faced man--"