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"
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Translations
مائِل إلى الرَّمادي
našedlýšedavý
grålig
szürkés
gráleitur
siv astý
grimsi

greyish

grayish (US) [ˈgreɪɪʃ] ADJgrisáceo; [hair] → entrecano
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

greyish

[ˈgreɪɪʃ] (British) grayish (US) adjgrisâtre
greyish-green → gris-vertgrey matter (British) gray matter (US) n (= intelligence) → matière f grise
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

greyish

, (US) grayish
adjgräulich
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

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.
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References in classic literature ?
But, looking, I presently saw some- thing stirring within the shadow: greyish billowy movements, one above another, and then two luminous disks--like eyes.
A big greyish rounded bulk, the size, perhaps, of a bear, was rising slowly and painfully out of the cylinder.
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.
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.
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.
I woke with a start, and with an odd fancy that some greyish animal had just rushed out of the chamber.
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 ?
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.
And under his greyish moustache his lips quivered piteously.
His beardless face was thin, worn, and transparently pale, but not wrinkled; his nose was high and hooked; his eyes were of a dim greyish blue, large, prominent, and rather red round the rims of the eyelids; his hair was scanty, soft to look at, and of that light sandy colour which is the last to disclose its own changes towards grey.
The main symptoms of chronic sinusitis are a blocked nose and/or congestion, nasal discharge varying from runny and yellowish to greyish and thick, as well as facial pain and pressure.