Definitions

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

  • adj. of a very dark grey

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Examples

  • The Swansea unit is a stark, charcoal-grey box broken up by vividly coloured banquettes.

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  • The gleaming white collar encircling his neck stood out in sharp contrast to both his skin colour and his well-tailored charcoal-grey suit.

    The Priest

  • “This is only their pied-à-terre, you understand,” Martinez whispered as they were ushered into a finely appointed sitting room by a middle-aged man in a charcoal-grey business suit—the uniform, Mulcahy assumed, of the modern-day butler.

    The Priest

  • Their charcoal-grey skin was peeling from their faces, their arms, their necks, he said.

    Hiroshima Expresses Anger, Fear Over Nuclear Plant Crisis

  • He still looked like his normal superhumanly hot self, in a fitted charcoal-grey pea coat and matching wool cap.

    mostly good girls

  • He was a seedy little man, who always wore the same dusty charcoal-grey suit and a brown trilby far too jaunty for a man his age.

    The Devil's Bedpost

  • Billy sat up and placed his elbows onto his knees, looking over at Mr. Harding through sad, oval-shaped charcoal-grey eyes.

    Grant Whitney Harvey: Moonshadows: Part 1

  • A striking man in his forties with a mane of greased black hair, tight jeans, black shirt with white buttons open halfway down his chest, heeled cowboy boots and silver-buckled belt walked up a giant charcoal-grey stallion that seemed barely under control.

    Wildwood

  • Sebastian wore a charcoal-grey suit and a forest-green tie.

    Her Fearful Symmetry

  • The sky is deep and dark with the edges of the trees outlined like black lace against an eerily soft charcoal-grey velvet.

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