Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Composed of or resembling slate.
  • adj. Having the color of slate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Resembling the mineral slate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling slate; having the nature, appearance, or properties, of slate; composed of thin parallel plates, capable of being separated by splitting.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Resembling slate; having the nature or properties of slate: as, a slaty color or texture; a slaty feel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of the color of slate or granite

Etymologies

From slate +‎ -y. (Wiktionary)

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