slaty

[ sley-tee ]
/ ˈsleɪ ti /

adjective, slat·i·er, slat·i·est.

consisting of, resembling, or pertaining to slate.
having the color of slate.

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Origin of slaty

First recorded in 1520–30; slate1 + -y1

OTHER WORDS FROM slaty

slat·i·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for slaty

slaty
/ (ˈsleɪtɪ) /

adjective slatier or slatiest

consisting of or resembling slate
having the colour of slate

Derived forms of slaty

slatiness, noun
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