Definition of Greyer

1. Adjective. (comparative of grey) ¹



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Definition of Greyer

1. grey [adj] - See also: grey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greyer

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

Literary usage of Greyer

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

1. The Trespasser by David Herbert Lawrence (1912)
"greyer. The lightning, like a bird that should have flown before the arm of day, moved on its nest in the boughs of darkness, raised itself, flickered its ..."

2. Personal Recollections of Many Prominent People Whom I Have Known: And of by John Fletcher Darby (1880)
"That eminent criminal lawyer, hearing that Mr. Tiffany, from St. Louis, was in the city, and that he knew Henry S. greyer personally, called to state that ..."

3. Catalogue of Monkeys, Lemurs, and Fruit-eating Bats in the Collection of the by John Edward Gray (1870)
"BM Dull brown; head darker; underside greyer, from the grey ends of the hairs; fur on under surface of wing brownish ; the lower part of the upper ..."

4. Memoirs of the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum of Polynesian Ethnology and by Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum (1901)
"Female: greyer on the crown; loral region dusky whitish; back greyish with olive tinge, olive most pronounced on the rump and edge of wing and tail feathers ..."

5. Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum by Richard Bowdler Sharpe (1888)
"of head a trifle greyer than the back; lores ashy whitish; ear- white ; the throat black, concealed by whitish edges to the feathers ; coverts pale brown ..."

6. A Natural History of the British Lepidoptera: A Text-book for Students and by James William Tutt (1906)
"... the other of a much greyer tint (inclining to a greyish-fawn, with a tinge of fuscous in it). These represent the two forms known in this country, ..."

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