gray area


Definition of gray area

  1. :  an area or situation in which it is difficult to judge what is right and what is wrong There are no gray areas in the rules. a legal gray area

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  of the color gray

    :  tending toward gray

    :  dull in color

  1. :  something (as an animal, garment, cloth, or spot) of a gray color

    :  any of a series of neutral colors ranging between black and white

    :  a soldier in the Confederate army during the American Civil War

  1. :  to make gray

    :  to become gray

    :  age

  1. :  the surface included within a set of lines

    :  the scope of a concept, operation, or activity :  field

    :  areaway

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