One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Faded or paler in colour; shaded with grey, grey-coloured.
2Computing. Of a menu item, icon, or other element of a user interface: displayed in grey, or more faintly, especially to indicate the unavailability of the option represented.
3Lacking distinctiveness, character, or vitality.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in American Printer. From greyed + out.
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