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Definition of "gray" []

  • Of or relating to an achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white. (adjective)
  • Dull or dark: a gray, rainy afternoon. (adjective)
  • Lacking in cheer; gloomy: a gray mood. (adjective)
  • Having gray hair; hoary. (adjective)
  • Old or venerable. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gray" in a sentence
  • "The most important and highest part of the brain is its surface, a thin layer of gray nerve-stuff, often spoken of as the _gray matter_ (the"
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  • "Semi-scheming, and living in the gray is a way of life."