1 ashen, leaden, colourless, pale, pallid, wan, livid, pearly, griseous, smoky, sooty, bloodless:
The cadaver's skin was a dead, whitish grey.
2 gloomy, dismal, dull, depressing, glum, dreary, sombre, drab, cheerless, dark, murky, foggy, misty, cloudy, overcast, sunless:
As if to mould her temperament, Kathleen was born on a grey December day in 1791.
3 aged, elderly, hoary, old, venerable, ancient:
A stooped, grey crone inched along, muttering to herself.
4 mature, wise, experienced:
Seventy years have spread their grey experience over his hoary head.
1 of the colour between black and white
The sky looks very grey. I think it's going to rain.
| quite, rather, slightly
dark | light, pale
a light grey suit
| silvery, slate
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2 with grey hair
be | go, turn
He went grey before he was forty.
very | completely
She was completely grey by the age of thirty.
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