from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. very dark gray.

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

  • adj. of a very dark grey
  • n. a very dark grey color


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  • He'll have to trade the sharp, charcoal-gray suit he wore to court Thursday for a baggy brown uniform.

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  • Has took the envelope and slid it into the inside pocket of the charcoal-gray down jacket he wore over a thick sweater of the same color.

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  • He wore his charcoal-gray overalls, the ones he donned for serious work like pulling in the dock or hauling brush.

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  • A window along the north wall and an entire wall of sliding glass doors on the south, overlooking the courtyard, bounce light off the white walls; charcoal-gray concrete floors provide contrast.

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  • Dressed in a charcoal-gray suit with a matching blue tie and pocket handkerchief, Mr. Mugabe introduced his former rivals who were sharing a panel to discuss Zimbabwe's future.

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  • The charcoal-gray sky was flatlining a thin horizontal line of pale pink; the breeze had a bite to it.

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  • She was a good-looking blonde, maybe in her thirties, wearing white pearl-drop earrings, a smart charcoal-gray pantsuit, and suede peep-toe heels.

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  • He wore charcoal-gray slacks, a blue-and-white Hawaiian shirt, and black leather loafers.


  • Suit maker Ermenegildo Zegna celebrated its centennial this summer by reissuing a charcoal-gray wool fabric the house made in 1910.

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  • The charcoal-gray SUV completed its turn, picked up speed.

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