adjective Date: 1562 1. somewhat gray 2. of a color low in saturation

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  • Grayish — Gray ish, a. Somewhat gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grayish — [grā′ish] adj. somewhat gray …   English World dictionary

  • grayish — /gray ish/, adj. 1. having a tinge of gray; slightly gray: The sky was full of dark, grayish clouds. 2. similar to gray: a grayish color; a grayish purple. Also, greyish. [1555 65; GRAY1 + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • grayish — adjective somewhat gray …   Wiktionary

  • grayish — adj. somewhat gray, ashen …   English contemporary dictionary

  • grayish — a. Grizzly, grizzled, somewhat gray …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • grayish — gray·ish …   English syllables

  • grayish — gray•ish [[t]ˈgreɪ ɪʃ[/t]] adj. having a tinge of gray • Etymology: 1555–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • grayish —   Hinahina, ma oha …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • grayish — adjective 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 • Syn: ↑grey, ↑gray, ↑greyish • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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