Definitions of gray

  1. White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove.
  2. Gray- haired; gray- headed; of a gray color; hoary.
  3. Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames.
  4. White mixed with black; the color of hair whitened by age.
  5. United States botanist who specialized in North American flora and who was an early supporter of Darwin's theories of evolution ( 1810- 1888)
  6. any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are gray; " the Confederate army was a vast gray"
  7. A gray color; any mixture of white and black; also, a neutral or whitish tint.
  8. An animal or thing of gray color, as a horse, a badger, or a kind of salmon.
  9. A gray color: an animal of a grayish color, as a horse, etc.
  11. A gray color; a gray animal.
  12. A gray colour; an animal of a gray colour, a badger.
  13. darkened with overcast; " a dark day"; " a dull sky"; " a gray rainy afternoon"; " gray clouds"; " the sky was leaden and thick"
  14. used to signify the Confederate forces in the Civil War ( who wore gray uniforms); " a stalwart gray figure"
  15. clothed in gray or a gray costume; " Gray Ladies are volunteer workers in the American Red Cross"; " the Gray Friars are Franciscan friars who traditionally wear gray habits"
  16. intermediate in character or position; " a gray area between clearly legal and strictly illegal"
  17. turn gray; " Her hair began to gray"
  18. Of a white color mixed with black: ash- colored: ( fig.) aged.
  19. Of a color mixed of white and black; hoary.
  20. Of mingled white and black.
  21. Having gray hair; hoary; aged.
  22. White with a mixture of black; of the colour of ashes; hoary; old; mature.