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Definition of "iron-grey" [iron-grey]

  • A neutral or dark grey colour (noun)
  • (as adjective) (noun)
  • Of the grey color of iron (adjective)

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  • The color of freshly broken cast iron (noun)

WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.

Use "iron-grey" in a sentence
  • "And as both sisters resumed their talk, an observer would have noted the striking resemblance of their pure, straight profiles, of their broad cheek-bones, of their wide and lofty foreheads, of their iron-grey abundance of hair, of their sweet-lipped mouths set with the carriage of decades of assured and accomplished pride, and of their lovely slender eye-rows arched over equally lovely long brown eyes."
  • "Garfield did not look, but had he looked he would have seen a very excited gentleman with rumpled, iron-grey hair, a flushed face, mouth sullen and vindictive, and eyes wildly gleaming."
  • "She wore a starched white kertch that hid most of her hair, but a few wisps of iron-grey peeped out beside cheeks like withered apples."