gray

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈgreɪ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/greɪ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(grā)


Inflections of 'gray' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
grayer
adj comparative (US)
grayest
adj superlative (US)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

gray

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. is wearing a gray [shirt, dress]
  2. is gray in color
  3. his hair [went, is going] gray
  4. [she, her hair] has started [going, turning] gray
  5. [is, has gone] prematurely gray
  6. has gray hair
  7. a gray-haired old [lady]
  8. gray and [white, black]
  9. a blue-gray color
  10. her eyes are [greenish, bluish] gray
  11. is [dark, light, middle, neutral, warm] gray
  12. use your gray [matter, cells]
  13. gray [skies, smoke, fog]
  14. a gray rain cloud
  15. what a gray day!
  16. am (feeling) as gray as the weather
  17. is a (moral) gray area
  18. exploit a gray area (in the law)
  19. the gray area [between, separating]
  20. that's a bit of a gray area (still)
n
  1. the gray of her [eyes, skin]
  2. the gray of the [clouds, sky]
  3. the color gray
  4. is dressed in gray
  5. is wearing gray
  6. [dressed, outfitted] in grays
  7. a [dull, middle, dark] gray
  8. different shades of gray
  9. doesn't come in a pearl gray
  10. a pearl-gray [shade, tone, color]
  11. a pearl-gray [surface, finish, strip, backsplash]
  12. has pearl-gray hair
v
  1. he is graying
  2. my hair is graying (at the temples, on top, at the roots)
  3. graying [quickly, with age, early]
  4. starting to gray
  5. (his hair) started graying at the age of [30]
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