ashy

adjective \ ˈa-shē \

Definition of ashy

ashier; ashiest
1 :of or relating to ashes
2 :ashen

Examples of ashy in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of ashy

14th century


ASHY Defined for Kids

ashy

adjective \ ˈa-shē \

Definition of ashy for Students

ashier; ashiest
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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