Associations to the word «Grey»
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GREY, adjective. (chiefly British) (Australian and Canadian) (alternative in US) Alternative form of gray
GREY, verb. (chiefly British) (Australian and Canadian) (alternative in US) Alternative form of gray
GREY, noun. (chiefly British) (Australian and Canadian) (alternative in US) Alternative form of gray
GREY, proper noun. A surname, alternative spelling of Gray
GREY ALDER, noun. A tree in the genus Alnus; Alnus incana.
GREY AMBER, noun. Used other than as an idiom: see grey, amber.
GREY AMBER, noun. (rare) Ambergris.
GREY AREA, noun. (idiomatic) An area intermediate between two mutually exclusive states or categories, where the border between the two is fuzzy.
GREY AREA, noun. (idiomatic) A topic that is not clearly one thing or the other, that is open to interpretation.
GREY AREAS, noun. Plural of grey area
GREY CROW, noun. A hooded crow, Corvus cornix.
GREY CROWS, noun. Plural of grey crow
GREY EMINENCE, noun. Alternative form of éminence grise
GREY GHOST, noun. (Australia) (Melbourne) (Sydney) A parking inspector, a person issuing tickets fining vehicles parked illegally or for too long.
GREY GHOST, noun. (Australia) The bonefish species (Albula argentea, syn. Albula neoguinaica).
GREY GHOSTS, noun. Plural of grey ghost
GREY GOO, noun. A hypothetical end of the world event involving nanotechnology in which out-of-control self-replicating nanobots consume all life on Earth
GREY HAT, noun. Alternative spelling of gray hat
GREY HATS, noun. Plural of grey hat
GREY HERON, noun. The Old World wading bird Ardea cinerea of the heron family
GREY HERONS, noun. Plural of grey heron
GREY JAY, noun. Alternative spelling of gray jay
GREY LADY, proper noun. The New York Times.
GREY MAGIC, noun. Alternative form of gray magick
GREY MAGICK, noun. Alternative form of gray magick
GREY MARKET, noun. (business) The buying and selling of goods through distribution channels other than those authorized or intended by the manufacturer or producer.
GREY MARKET, noun. (finance) The trading of shares before they are listed on the stock exchange.
GREY MARKETS, noun. Plural of grey market
GREY MATTER, noun. (idiomatic) Brains; a person's ability to think.
GREY MATTER, noun. (neuroanatomy) A collection of cell bodies and (usually) dendritic connections, in contrast to white matter.
GREY MULLET, noun. Any of various edible fish, of the family Mugilidae, found worldwide in coastal waters and rivers.
GREY MULLETS, noun. Plural of grey mullet
GREY NOISE, noun. A signal or process with a frequency spectrum such that the spectral energy density is such that the listener perceives that it is equally loud at all frequencies.
GREY NOMAD, noun. (Australia) A retired person who travels independently and for an extended period within their own country, particularly in a caravan or motor home.
GREY NOMADS, noun. Plural of grey nomad
GREY OUT, verb. Alternative spelling of gray out
GREY PARTRIDGE, noun. A prey bird in pheasant family, Perdix perdix.
GREY PARTRIDGES, noun. Plural of grey partridge
GREY PLOVER, noun. A black-bellied plover.
GREY POWER, noun. (chiefly UK) (Canada) (Australia) (idiomatic) The collective political, economic, and social influence of senior citizens, especially when they are mobilized by a common interest.
GREY RED-BACKED VOLE, noun. A species of vole, Myodes rufocanus, former genus names Chletrionomys and Evotomys.
GREY SEAL, noun. A seal species (Halichoerus grypus).
GREY SEALS, noun. Plural of grey seal
GREY TEAL, noun. A vagrant dabbling duck, Anas gracilis, found in open wetlands in Australasia.
GREY TEALS, noun. Plural of grey teal
GREY TINAMOU, noun. A tinamou, Tinamus tao.
GREY TINAMOUS, noun. Plural of grey tinamou
GREY WHALE, noun. Alternative form of gray whale
GREY WOLF, noun. A large grey wolf, Canis lupus, once found throughout forested areas of northern Europe, Asia and America; it shares a common ancestry with the domestic dog.
GREY WOLVES, noun. Plural of grey wolf
GREY ZORRO, noun. The South American gray fox.
GREY, noun. United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939).
GREY, noun. Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554).
GREY, noun. Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845).
GREY, noun. Any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey; "the Confederate army was a vast grey".
GREY, noun. A neutral achromatic color midway between white and black.
GREY, noun. Clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey".
GREY, noun. Horse of a light gray or whitish color.
GREY, verb. Make grey; "The painter decided to grey the sky".
GREY, verb. Turn grey; "Her hair began to grey".
GREY, adjective. Of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black; "the little grey cells"; "gray flannel suit"; "a man with greyish hair".
GREY, adjective. Showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head".
GREY, adjective. Used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms); "a stalwart grey figure".
GREY, adjective. Intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal".
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