Gray

  • (noun): English poet best known for his elegy written in a country church-yard (1716-1771).
    Synonyms: Thomas Gray
    See also — Additional definitions below

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More definitions of "gray":

  • (noun): American navigator who twice circumnavigated the globe and who discovered the Columbia River (1755-1806).
    Synonyms: Robert Gray
  • (adj): Used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War (who wore gray uniforms).
    Example: "A stalwart gray figure"
    Synonyms: grey
  • (verb): Make gray.
    Synonyms: grey
  • (noun): Horse of a light grey or whitish color.
  • (verb): Turn gray.
    Example: "Her hair began to gray"
    Synonyms: grey
  • (adj): An achromatic color of any lightness between the extremes of black and white.
    Example: "Gray flannel suit"; "hair just turning gray"
    Synonyms: grey, grayish, greyish
  • (noun): Any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray.
    Example: "The Confederate army was a vast gray"
    Synonyms: grey
  • (noun): Gray clothing.
    Example: "He was dressed in gray"
    Synonyms: grey
  • (noun): United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution (1810-1888).
    Synonyms: Asa Gray
  • (adj): Darkened with overcast.
    Example: "A gray rainy afternoon"; "gray clouds"
    Synonyms: dull, grey, leaden
  • (adj): Intermediate in character or position.
    Example: "A gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
    Synonyms: grey
  • (noun): A neutral achromatic color midway between white and black.
    Synonyms: grayness, grey, greyness

Famous quotes containing the word gray:

    Where ignorance is bliss,
    ‘Tis folly to be wise.
    —Thomas Gray (1716–1771)

    Nagging guilt is like gray paint splashed over life’s sparkling moments.
    Sally Shannon (20th century)

    When you are old and gray and full of sleep,
    And nodding by the fire, take down this book,
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)