usually grayish AmE adjective slightly grey

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  • greyish — grey ish adj. somewhat gray. Syn: grayish. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • greyish — [[t]gre͟ɪɪʃ[/t]] ADJ Greyish means slightly grey in colour. The building was of greyish plaster and looked old. COMB in COLOUR Greyish is also a combining form. ...greyish green leaves. (in AM, use grayish) …   English dictionary

  • greyish — grey|ish BrE grayish AmE [ˈgreı ıʃ] adj slightly grey ▪ The stone was a greyish colour …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • greyish — grey (US gray) ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a colour intermediate between black and white, as of ashes or lead. 2) (of hair) turning grey or white with age. 3) (of the weather) cloudy and dull; without sun. 4) dull and nondescript: grey, faceless men. 5)… …   English terms dictionary

  • greyish — adjective of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black the little grey cells gray flannel suit a man with greyish hair • Syn: ↑grey, ↑gray, ↑grayish • Similar to: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • greyish — /gray ish/, adj. grayish. * * * …   Universalium

  • greyish — grey·ish || greɪɪʃ adj. ashen, colored grey, somewhat grey …   English contemporary dictionary

  • greyish — /ˈgreɪɪʃ/ (say grayish) adjective having a tinge of grey; similar to grey …   Australian English dictionary

  • Greyish Saltator — Taxobox name = Greyish Saltator image width = 240px image caption = status = LC status system = iucn3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves subclassis = Neornithes infraclassis = Neognathae superordo = Neoaves ordo = Passeriformes… …   Wikipedia

  • Greyish Eagle-owl — Taxobox name = Greyish Eagle owl status = Not recognised regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Strigiformes familia = Strigidae genus = Bubo species = B. cinerascens binomial = Bubo cinerascens binomial authority = Guérin… …   Wikipedia

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