Definition of Greying

1. Verb. (present participle of grey) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Greying

1. grey [v] - See also: grey

Lexicographical Neighbors of Greying

greybeards
greyboard
greybody
greyboys
greyed
greyer
greyest
greyhaired
greyhen
greyhens
greyhound
greyhound racing
greyhounded
greyhounding
greyhounds
greying (current term)
greyings
greyish
greyish brown
greyishly
greyishness
greylag
greylag-goose
greylag goose
greylags
greyline
greylist
greylisted
greylisting
greylists

Literary usage of Greying

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

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"greying grê'ving, KARL MARIA NIKOLAS JOSEF: German Roman Catholic; b. at Aachen (40 mw of Cologne) Dec. 24, 1858. He was educated at the universities of ..."

2. The Teacher Today: Tasks, Conditions, Policies by OCDE (1990)
"THE AGE FACTOR: THE "greying" OF THE TEACHING FORCE Alongside the label ... The teaching occupation is now typically portrayed as "greying". ..."

3. Flight of the Flamingos: A Study on the Mobility of R&D Workersby Michael Kahn by Michael Kahn (2004)
"It should be noted that the OECD states are themselves concerned at the greying of R&D staff. This greying is surely consistent with the general greying of ..."

4. OECD Employment Outlook: Towards More and Better Jobs by Oecd (2003)
"In this context, the economic and social returns to fostering greater participation -. particularly, later retirement — could be very high.5 A “greying” ..."

5. United Kingdom by Steven Tobin (2004)
"Measures are also required to adapt wage-setting practices to greying workforces, to tackle age discrimination and negative attitudes to working at an older ..."

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