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steel gray

  1. dark metallic gray with a bluish tinge.
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Origin of steel gray

First recorded in 1835–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for steel gray

Historical Examples

  • But her eyes, they look and look and look like two steel-gray stars!

    Lords of the North

    A. C. Laut

  • Arsenic is a steel-gray, metallic-looking substance of density 5.73.

  • He didn't have that steel-gray eye of which we so often read.

  • She was surprised and relieved at the kindly look in the steel-gray eyes.

    Penny of Top Hill Trail

    Belle Kanaris Maniates

  • Christmas eve was a steel-gray day, and the sleet froze as it fell.

    The Crisis, Complete

    Winston Churchill