adjective, gray·er, gray·est.
verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of gray1
OTHER WORDS FROM graygrayly; especially British, greyly, adverbgrayness; especially British, greyness, nounun·grayed; especially British, un·greyed, adjective
Definition for gray (2 of 3)
Origin of gray2
Definition for gray (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for gray
Would her ministrations to the military be taken differently if she was older, grayer and a little less shapely?Petraeus Affair Stereotypes: The General, The Flirt And The Harlot|Robin Givhan|November 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, the Democrats are grayer, seeing their average age climb from 58 to 60.2 4.
It's made him older—and grayer—and the trouble with his eye comes oftener.The High Heart|Basil King
I doubt if any honest artist lad returning to the place of his birth after three years' absence ever met a grayer welcome.
The Western Meadowlark looks like the Eastern, except that he is a little paler and grayer in color.The Children's Book of Birds|Olive Thorne Miller
Said to be slightly smaller and grayer than the common White-eyed Vireo.The Bird Book|Chester A. Reed
SW Rosa Morada are intermediate between the larger, grayer canutus and the smaller, light-brownish allex.Speciation and Evolution of the Pygmy Mice, Genus Baiomys|Robert L. Packard
British Dictionary definitions for gray (1 of 3)
adjective, noun, verb
Derived forms of graygrayish, adjectivegrayly, adverbgrayness, noun
British Dictionary definitions for gray (2 of 3)
Word Origin for gray
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Medical definitions for gray (1 of 2)
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Idioms and Phrases with gray
In addition to the idioms beginning with gray
- gray area
- gray matter
- get gray hair from