grey

adjective

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1a : of the color gray

b : tending toward gray blue-gray eyes

c : dull in color

2 : having the hair gray : hoary

3 : clothed in gray

4a : lacking cheer or brightness in mood, outlook, style, or flavor also : dismal, gloomy a gray day

b : prosaically ordinary : dull, uninteresting the boring, gray dullness of government— P. J. O'Rourke

5 : having an intermediate and often vaguely defined position, condition, or character an ethically gray area

Grey

biographical name (1)
\ˈgrā \

Definition of Grey (Entry 2 of 5)

2nd Earl 1764–1845 Charles Grey English statesman; prime minister (1830–34)

Grey

biographical name (2)

Definition of Grey (Entry 3 of 5)

Sir Edward 1862–1933 Viscount Grey of Fallodon \ˈfa-lə-dᵊn \ English politician

Grey

biographical name (3)

Definition of Grey (Entry 4 of 5)

Lady Jane 1537–1554 titular queen of England for 9 days

Grey

biographical name (4)

Definition of Grey (Entry 5 of 5)

Zane 1875–1939 American novelist

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Kids Definition of grey

variant of gray

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Medical Definition of grey 

chiefly British variant of gray , grayout

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