ashy


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ash·y

 (ăsh′ē)
adj. ash·i·er, ash·i·est
1. Of, relating to, or covered with ashes.
2. Having the color of ashes; pale.

ash′i·ness n.

ashy

(ˈæʃɪ)
adj, ashier or ashiest
1. (Colours) of a pale greyish colour; ashen
2. consisting of, covered with, or resembling ash

ash•y

(ˈæʃ i)

adj. ash•i•er, ash•i•est.
1. ash-colored; pale; wan.
2. of or resembling ashes.
3. covered with ashes.
[1350–1400]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ashy - of a light grey
achromatic, neutral - having no hue; "neutral colors like black or white"

ashy

adjective
Translations

ashy

[ˈæʃɪ] ADJlleno de ceniza

ashy

adj
(= covered with ashes)mit Asche bedeckt
References in classic literature ?
Nearer still, following the drift, an iceberg rears its crags and pinnacles to the sky; here, glittering in the moonbeams; there, looming dim and ghost-like in the ashy light.
Then suddenly he noticed with a start that some of the grey clinker, the ashy incrustation that covered the meteorite, was falling off the circular edge of the end.
His glassy eyes and his ashy face were alight in an instant with pleasure, grati- tude, gladness, welcome:
Her father's face was ashy white, and he held her in both his arms.
The men began to show uneasiness, too, and presently they came flying to me with ashy faces, saying she had sprung a leak.
Nothing was done in its regular order and several of the native servants seemed missing, while those whom Mary saw slunk or hurried about with ashy and scared faces.
They drew back from the window, and the Doctor looked for explanation in his friend's ashy face.
He was white and ashy gray, trying now and again to break into the torrent of her words; and we, noting how lovely she was and what a criminal he looked, esteemed him a beast of the worst kind.
After which his eyes darkened and closed, his face grew ashy pale, the hands whitened, and the colossus sank quite down, breathing his last sigh.
He had seen him pass along the crowded street, amidst the execration of the throng; and marked his quivering lip, and trembling limbs; the ashy hue upon his face, his clammy brow, the wild distraction of his eye--the fear of death that swallowed up all other thoughts, and gnawed without cessation at his heart and brain.
HE LIVED WITH his mother, a grey, silent woman with a peculiar ashy complexion.
Assuredly, as the minister looked back, he beheld an expression of divine gratitude and ecstasy that seemed like the shine of the celestial city on her face, so wrinkled and ashy pale.