English dictionary definition of:

grey British English spelling


  • horse of a light gray or whitish color
  • clothing that is a grey color
  • a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black
  • any organization or party whose uniforms or badges are grey
  • Englishman who as Prime Minister implemented social reforms including the abolition of slavery throughout the British Empire (1764-1845)
  • Queen of England for nine days in 1553; she was quickly replaced by Mary Tudor and beheaded for treason (1537-1554)
  • United States writer of western adventure novels (1875-1939)


  • turn grey
  • make grey


  • of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black
  • intermediate in character or position
  • used to signify the Confederate forces in the American Civil War (who wore grey uniforms)
  • showing characteristics of age, especially having grey or white hair


gray American English spelling gray-haired gray-headed grayish American English spelling grayness American English spelling grey-haired grey-headed greyish British English spelling greyness British English spelling grizzly hoar hoary white-haired

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ey words and learn about the word grey in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Scrabble score for grey

Scrabble score = 8

generated at 09:44:23 on 19-11-19

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