1. informal denoting a company or an investment that is potentially profitable but is unlikely to fulfil expectations before the investor has grey hair

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How to use grey-wave in a sentence

  • The grey wave remounted the bank down which it plunged fifteen minutes before.

    The Long Roll | Mary Johnston
  • A company of men in blue were caught and cut off by a grey wave and were trying to surrender.

    The Southerner | Thomas Dixon
  • The great grey wave overlapped A Company for a considerable distance on either flank.