Definitions of grayish

  1. Gray in a moderate degree.

Usage examples for grayish

  1. She wore a little close- fitting bonnet and a long, loose, grayish cape. – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker
  2. At every revolution it went swifter and swifter until it seemed a grayish sort of wheel whirling in the late sunshine that sent long shadows among the trees. – A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  3. And then a grayish pallor comes over his face, from brow to chin, and he stands for a moment, staring vacantly at the paper he holds, seeing nothing- hearing nothing but these words: " Edith is dying." – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming
  4. The mother's eyebrow and grayish- blue eye, those I knew I had. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  5. The color is whitish, grayish or dull reddish brown, the center being usually smooth and darker, while the flesh is white. – Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. by George Francis Atkinson
  6. The sun sank rapidly; the silvery light had faded from the bare boughs and the watery twilight was setting in when Wilson at last walked down the hill, descending into cooler and cooler depths of grayish shadow. – Alexander's Bridge and The Barrel Organ by Willa Cather and Alfred Noyes
  7. Back of the chuck wagon the eastern sky grew rapidly brighter, and suddenly daylight in all its power dissipated the grayish light of the moment before. – Hopalong Cassidy by Clarence E. Mulford
  8. Male and Female - Uniform olive or grayish brown above. – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  9. This, the typical species, I have not seen in this country, but forms with the sporangium lemon- yellow and grayish- yellow, with the stipe golden- yellow, connect it with C. rufipes. – The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio by A. P. Morgan
  10. The man's dark complexion was turning a grayish pink with rage. – The Wailing Octopus by Harold Leland Goodwin
  11. The grayish skin of his face seemed to fall in diagonal furrows, from the eyes, from the nose, from the mouth. – The Lifted Bandage by Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews
  12. It was a small, roughly shaped pill, with grayish surface pitted with black. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  13. The faeces may be grayish colored or foul smelling. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  14. They rose to a height of perhaps sixty or seventy feet, and above them a little grayish haze had gathered. – The Mad Planet by Murray Leinster
  15. The sky was overcast by grayish clouds. – Out of Doors--California and Oregon by J. A. Graves
  16. The path was a pale grayish blur at her feet. – In the Wilderness by Robert Hichens
  17. A light, grayish animal appeared to be tearing at an old stump. – The Last of the Plainsmen by Zane Grey
  18. The Secret Service office was full of grayish- pink morning and yellow lights left on from the night before. – The Door Through Space by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  19. The next is our pine land; soil light, and of grayish color, nearly devoid of vegetable matter, but largely supplied with lime and potash. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe