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ashy

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adjective \ˈa-shē\

Definition of ashy

ashier

ashiest

  1. 1 :  of or relating to ashes

  2. 2 :  ashen



Examples of ashy in a sentence

  1. <paramedics knew she was in shock because she was ashy and shaking>



14th Century

First Known Use of ashy

14th century


ASHY Defined for Kids

ashy

play
adjective \ˈa-shē\

Definition of ashy for Students

ashier

ashiest

  1. 1 :  of or relating to ashes <The Baudelaire orphans looked around … amid the ashy ruins of their destroyed home. — Lemony Snicket, The Ersatz Elevator>

  2. 2 :  very pale <an ashy face>




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