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grey /grei/ (gray) /grei/
  • tính từ
    • (màu) xám
    • hoa râm (tóc)
      • grey hair: tóc hoa râm; (nghĩa bóng) tuổi già
      • to turn grey: bạc tóc, tóc thành hoa râm
    • xanh xao, nhợt nhạt, xanh mét (nước da)
    • u ám, ảm đạm (bầu trời)
    • buồn bã, rầu rĩ (vẻ mặt)
    • có kinh
    • già giặn, đầy kinh nghiệm
    • grey mare
      • người vợ bắt nạt chồng
    • to grow grey in the service
      • già đời trong nghề
  • danh từ
    • màu xám
    • quần áo màu xám
      • dresed in grey: mặc quần áo màu xám
    • ngựa xám
    • động từ
      • tô màu xám, quét màu xám
      • thành xám
      • thành hoa râm (tóc)
    Concise Dictionary
    greys|greyed|greying|greyer|greyestgreɪ
    noun
    +United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)
    +Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
    +Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
    +any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
    +a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
    +clothing that is a grey color
    +horse of a light gray or whitish color
    verb
    +make grey
    +turn grey
    adj.
    +of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black
    +showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair
    +used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
    +intermediate in character or position
    +darkened with overcast

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    adj.
    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.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    (especially BrE) (AmE usually gray) adjective, noun, verb
    + adjective
    1 having the colour of ashes or smoke: grey eyes / hair + wisps of grey smoke + a grey suit
    2 [not usually before noun] having grey hair: He's gone very grey.
    3 (of a person's skin colour) pale and dull, because they are ill/sick, tired or sad: The next morning she looked very grey and hollow-eyed.
    4 (of the sky or weather) dull; full of clouds: grey skies + I hate these grey days.
    5 without interest or variety; making you feel sad: Life seems grey and pointless without him.
    6 (disapproving) not interesting or attractive: The company was full of faceless grey men who all looked the same.
    greyness (especially BrE) (AmE usually grayness) noun [U, sing.]
    + noun
    1 [U, C] the colour of ashes or smoke: the dull grey of the sky + dressed in grey
    2 [C] a grey or white horse: She's riding the grey.
    + verb [V] (of hair) to become grey: His hair was greying at the sides. + a tall woman with greying hair
    Collocation Dictionary
    adj

    1 of the colour between black and white

    ADV.

    very
    The sky looks very grey. I think it's going to rain.
    | quite, rather, slightly

    ADJ.

    dark | light, pale
    a light grey suit
    | silvery, slate
    > Special page at COLOUR

    2 with grey hair

    VERBS

    be | go, turn
    He went grey before he was forty.

    ADV.

    very | completely
    She was completely grey by the age of thirty.


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