Definition of Greyed

1. Adjective. Deprived of color. "Greyed with the dust of the road"

Exact synonyms: Dulled
Similar to: Colorless, Colourless



Definition of Greyed

1. Verb. (past of grey) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greyed

1. grey [v] - See also: grey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greyed

grey seal
grey seals
grey substance
grey tinamou
grey tinamous
grey whale
grey wolf
grey wolves
greyback
greybacks
greybeard
greybeards
greyboard
greybody
greyboys
greyed (current term)
greyer
greyest
greyhaired
greyhen
greyhens
greyhound
greyhound racing
greyhounded
greyhounding
greyhounds
greying
greyings
greyish
greyish brown

Literary usage of Greyed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Photographic News edited by Sir William Crookes, G Wharton Simpson (1859)
"... and over it the second camera ; draw one vertical and central line with a pencil on the greyed glass of each camera, and bring the image of any small, ..."

2. The Journal and Transactions of the Photographic Society of Great Britain by Photographic Society of Great Britain (1859)
"On this circular metal basis is attached a piece of greyed glass. exactly upright, and whose greyed surface bisects the aperture or opening in the plate ..."

3. The Practical Book of Interior Decoration by Harold Donaldson Eberlein, Abbot McClure, Edward Stratton Holloway (1919)
"Let us exemplify—as to the first, a whole room done in pastel shades, all equally greyed, would be uninteresting to the last degree. ..."

4. The Monthly Microscopical Journal: Transactions of the Royal Microscopical (1876)
"The angle can then be read off the luminous disk on the greyed surface, by applying a suitable tangent scale. I have some idea that Mr. Wenham first ..."

5. The American Amateur Photographer (1901)
"... although too high in tone, and the effect on the screen is wonderfully improved by inserting along with it in the slide a slightly greyed glass. ..."

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