Definition of Grayly

1. Adverb. Having a grey appearance. "Lonely creeks are opal in the dawn, sword-blue in the sun, greyly silver under misty moons"

Exact synonyms: Greyly
Partainyms: Gray, Grey



Definition of Grayly

1. Adverb. In a gray way. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Grayly

1. in a gray manner [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Grayly

grayish brown
grayishly
grayishness
grayite
graylag
graylags
grayle
grayles
grayline
grayling
graylings
graylist
graylisted
graylisting
graylists
grayly (current term)
graymail
graymails
grayness
graynesses
grayout
grayouts
grays
grayscale
grayscaled
grayscales
grayscaling
grayslick
graystone
graystones

Literary usage of Grayly

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1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"Miss Lois returned, grayly pole, but quiet. Thou must be stript out of thy stately garments ; And as thou earnest to me, In homely gray, instead of silk and ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept, Southern Pacific Company (1912)
"Through half-closed eyes I dreamily watched soft white patches of sea fog floating across dark lines of peak and canon of the great mountain towering grayly ..."

3. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1882)
"... and Fielding, standing up, walked over to the window of his room and looked out upon the red-streaked wintry sky, the silent, grayly colored city. ..."

4. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine by Roy J. Friedman Mark Twain Collection (Library of Congress) (1913)
"Gray-haired, gray-suited, as grayly dogmatic as a block of granite, the Senior Surgeon loomed up at last in the doorway. "I 'm in a hurry," he growled. ..."

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