Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective pale gray; ash-colored.

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  • noun a light shade of grey
  • adjective of a light grey

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Examples

  • I wondered if her fuzzy ash-gray hair with an unnatural lavender tint would dissolve in rain like the cotton candy being sold on the corner.

    Truth at a Bonsai Booth

  • She'd been talking about it for days, the babies so soft, so sweet and innocent, covered in ash-gray down.

    The Swans

  • The sparse ash-gray straight hair that grew back was embarrassing.

    A Book of Miracles

  • The sparse ash-gray straight hair that grew back was embarrassing.

    A Book of Miracles

  • The sparse ash-gray straight hair that grew back was embarrassing.

    A Book of Miracles

  • One time my mother had filled a bathtub with bits and pieces of the ocean: a collage of ash-gray barnacles lined up like toy soldiers, a small flock of ghost crabs that hoisted themselves across the tub with weary ticktock steps, old men in their shells.

    The Gin Closet

  • Bhavani Puri, a bridal-wear designer, wore an ash-gray hooded sweat shirt painted with sadhus, or Hindu holy men, as she described her views on the intersection of religion, fashion and Indian culture.

    Traditional Indian piety makes way for pop culture images of Hindu gods

  • The sparse ash-gray straight hair that grew back was embarrassing.

    A Book of Miracles

  • Bhavani Puri, a bridal-wear designer, wore an ash-gray hooded sweat shirt painted with sadhus, or Hindu holy men, as she described her views on the intersection of religion, fashion and Indian culture.

    Traditional Indian piety makes way for pop culture images of Hindu gods

  • The sparse ash-gray straight hair that grew back was embarrassing.

    A Book of Miracles

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