Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the color of lead; of a dull-grayish color: as, lead-colored clouds.

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  • adjective having the color of lead

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Examples

  • The sun had disappeared, and a lead-colored twilight settled down.

    THE HOUSE OF MAPUHI

  • The sea gently knocked at the ramparts of the Portuguese citadel, mustard - and lead-colored after centuries of wear.

    India’s New Face

  • The sea gently knocked at the ramparts of the Portuguese citadel, mustard - and lead-colored after centuries of wear.

    India’s New Face

  • For the hallway, she floated the idea of a dark, lead-colored gray paint called "Downpipe," describing it as "daring."

    Painting Outside the Lines

  • Apart from another distant mutter of thunder, the lead-colored day was very quiet.

    Thin Air

  • Yesterday, Laila watched her children play in the downpour, hopping from one puddle to another in their backyard beneath a lead-colored sky.

    A Thousand Splendid Suns

  • A slow, soaking rain fell from a lead-colored sky.

    Fateful Journeys

  • A slow, soaking rain fell from a lead-colored sky.

    Fateful Journeys

  • She ventured to the lead-colored dwelling of Mrs. Dave Dyer.

    Main Street

  • She and her team unclasped their breakaway harnesses and plummeted, feet-first, into the lead-colored water.

    A Time to Kill

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