Definition of grayish in US English:


(British greyish)


  • See gray

    • ‘The roof above is concrete struts with glass tiled pavement slabs forming hundreds of mini-skylights that let in a certain amount of greyish London light…’
    • ‘The sky took on a grayish hue and the temperature fell but after a few minutes conditions were back to normal.’
    • ‘Iron is a silvery white or grayish metal that is ductile and malleable.’
    • ‘The birds have green/yellow legs and greyish heads.’
    • ‘His skin is pale and greyish, and his hands painfully contorted by years of rheumatoid arthritis.’