slate gray

noun

Definition of slate gray

  1. :  a bluish-gray color

Word by Word Definitions

slateplay
  1. :  a piece of construction material (such as laminated rock) prepared as a shingle for roofing and siding

    :  a dense fine-grained metamorphic rock produced by the compression of various sediments (such as clay or shale) so as to develop a characteristic cleavage

    :  a tablet (as of slate) used for writing on

  1. :  to cover with slate or a slatelike substance

    :  to designate for a specified purpose or action :  schedule

  1. :  to thrash or pummel severely

    :  to criticize or censure severely

grayplay
  1. :  of the color gray

    :  tending toward gray

    :  dull in color

  1. :  something (such 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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up slate gray? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

a person who is a bore or nuisance

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!