Definition of ashy
1 : of or relating to ashes
2 : ashen
Examples of ashy in a Sentence
paramedics knew she was in shock because she was ashy and shaking
Recent Examples of ashy from the Web
For those with darker skin tones, finding a highlighter that doesn't look ashy or chalky can be just as difficult to find as the right sunscreen or foundation shade.
Such ghosts, and the squiggly David Hockney mural at the bottom of the pool, and the ashy traces, among the palms, of a party the night before, seemed to call for a round of Bloody Marys.
Climate scientists have found its ashy signature in ice cores drilled in Antarctica and in Greenland’s vast ice sheet, which covers some 80 percent of the country.
Through a facial, an esthetician also exfoliates your skin, eliminating ashy dryness.
Not true: My own have always been thin and ashy blond.
After an almost 2o year slumber, Nevado del Ruiz has sprung back to life this year, with multiple small, ashy explosions (see above) and constant seismicity that might be leading to more vigorous eruptions (or might not).
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Definition of ashy for Students
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 : very pale an ashy face
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