Synonyms of grey


1. Grey, Zane Grey

usage: United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)

2. Grey, Lady Jane Grey

usage: Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)

3. Grey, Charles Grey, Second Earl Grey

usage: Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)

4. grey, gray, organization, organisation

usage: any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey; "the Confederate army was a vast grey"

5. gray, grayness, grey, greyness, achromatic color, achromatic colour

usage: a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black

6. grey, gray, clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, habiliment

usage: clothing that is a grey color; "he was dressed in grey"

7. grey, gray, saddle horse, riding horse, mount

usage: horse of a light gray or whitish color


1. grey, gray, color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in

usage: make grey; "The painter decided to grey the sky"

2. grey, gray, discolor, discolour, colour, color

usage: turn grey; "Her hair began to grey"


1. grey, gray, greyish, grayish, achromatic (vs. chromatic), neutral

usage: 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"

2. grey, gray, grey-haired, gray-haired, grey-headed, gray-headed, grizzly, hoar, hoary, white-haired, old (vs. young)

usage: showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair; "whose beard with age is hoar"-Coleridge; "nodded his hoary head"

3. grey, gray, southern (vs. northern)

usage: used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms); "a stalwart grey figure"

4. grey, gray, intermediate (vs. terminal)

usage: intermediate in character or position; "a grey area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"

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