steel gray


noun
  1. dark metallic gray with a bluish tinge.

Origin of steel gray

1
First recorded in 1835–45

Words Nearby steel gray

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How to use steel gray in a sentence

  • And his hair—that steel gray and pepper—was the same curly, just-touching-the-collar length it was when he was arrested Dec. 11.

    Bernie's Final Night of Luxury | Allan Dodds Frank | March 11, 2009 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • Then the fox started across the steel-gray glair, picking his steps that he might have a firm foothold.

    Kings in Exile | Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
  • steel gray were sky and water, sombre the iron-bound land, whilst the whereabouts of the sun became a scientific abstraction.

    The Pillar of Light | Louis Tracy
  • The Indian-brown 92 of his face reddened darkly; a gleam came into his steel-gray eyes.

    Penny of Top Hill Trail | Belle Kanaris Maniates
  • Susan refused to put this motion, standing quietly before the excited audience, stern and somber in her steel-gray silk dress.

    Susan B. Anthony | Alma Lutz