Definitions

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  • adjective of grey tinged with yellow

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I watched the sky turn from cobalt-blue to yellow-gray in minutes.

    The Memory Palace

  • I watched the sky turn from cobalt-blue to yellow-gray in minutes.

    The Memory Palace

  • Her skin had a yellow-gray tinge—a tinge, I was worried, that would bloom into a bright jaundice if the tumor obstructed her bile duct fully and her blood began to fill up with bile pigments.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • Her skin had a yellow-gray tinge—a tinge, I was worried, that would bloom into a bright jaundice if the tumor obstructed her bile duct fully and her blood began to fill up with bile pigments.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • To Ruby, the big muscular thing in its cracked yellow-gray shell looked disgusting, but the Babe, sweating happily in his suit, his cigar dropping ash on the white tablecloth, was polishing off a whole bucketful of them.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • To Ruby, the big muscular thing in its cracked yellow-gray shell looked disgusting, but the Babe, sweating happily in his suit, his cigar dropping ash on the white tablecloth, was polishing off a whole bucketful of them.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  •  Her own hair was yellow-gray, but she saw no reason why the wig she got had to be that color.

    Beautiful Are the Feet: Part Two

  • Her skin had a yellow-gray tinge—a tinge, I was worried, that would bloom into a bright jaundice if the tumor obstructed her bile duct fully and her blood began to fill up with bile pigments.

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • The painting's sparkling white wooden bridge, composed of crisscrossing lines and arches, is set off against the yellow-gray light of a brewing storm.

    Fresh Faces in the Family

  • To Ruby, the big muscular thing in its cracked yellow-gray shell looked disgusting, but the Babe, sweating happily in his suit, his cigar dropping ash on the white tablecloth, was polishing off a whole bucketful of them.

    DIAMOND RUBY

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