Definition of dove grey in English:

dove grey


mass noun
  • A light grey.

    ‘he had decorated the room in dove grey and gold’
    as modifier ‘the dove-grey sky above’
    • ‘Samaras commemorated the exhibition with a slim dove-gray box containing a prose poem, printed one word to the line on 27 unbound pages.’
    • ‘The look in its palette of communist colours was provided in a more casual form by her with dove-grey jackets and heavy fuchsia wool scarves creating a new, easy, relaxed silhouette.’
    • ‘The material was still crisp and new-smelling, and they were dove grey and white, trimmed with a deep burgundy.’
    • ‘With it, he wore a fancy ruffled white shirt and his uncle's dove gray tuxedo jacket with the maroon satin lapels.’
    • ‘She was in a well-tailored dove-gray wool suit, collarless and double-breasted, with a knee-length skirt, dark-gray heels and pearl earrings.’
    • ‘Julie's wearing what's apparently called a Roberto Collina 258003 (though you may want to just ask for the fuzzy dove-grey sweater that costs $234) and an Ailanto lilac print pleated skirt.’
    • ‘Pale pink, lemon and dove grey linen/tweeds cut in neat box jackets, mini skirts and masculine refined trousers.’
    • ‘Then there are these gorgeous gorgeous heavenly dresses with their flowing skirts and soft dove grey colors.’
    • ‘You could certainly see what Taube meant when he sang about the dove-grey islands and boats picked out in china white on the green Gulf Stream.’
    • ‘Mist still hung low in the streets as weak streaks of lights began filling the cloudless dove grey sky.’
    • ‘All is peaceful this afternoon amid the dove-grey seats with antimacassars as white as the table-cloths.’
    • ‘The custom designed kitchen features dove grey wall and floor units, blue walls and recessed spotlighting.’
    • ‘Her dove-grey gown with a magnificently fitted bodice and stunning choker absolutely belongs in this category.’
    • ‘Yellowed ceilings and walls now boast a meld of soft dove grey and rich burgundy tonings which complement the era and style of the building.’
    • ‘The sides of the buildings that are in shadow are rendered in subtly varied values of dove gray; the sunlit areas remain the untouched white of the gessoed ground.’
    • ‘Centrally in each window, set against curtains which blocked all view of the shop's interior, resting on elegant carpet of dove grey, was a celadon Chinese urn.’
    • ‘He was dressed in a dove-grey suit, immaculately tailored, and something of the way he leaned over emphasised the broadness of his shoulders and depth of his chest, the hard muscles of his upper body and arms.’
    • ‘The couple kept their original front door and all windows, but painted the window trim white and the cedar clapboard siding dove gray.’
    • ‘She was dressed in a brown cloak and a simple dove-gray dress underneath.’
    • ‘The masonry is finished with a thin wash of dove grey mortar, muting imperfection while still revealing the joints below.’