brown-gray brown-gray

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of grey tinged with brown

Usage(s):

  1. Everything is suspended in a dirty brown-gray haze.
  2. Shrubbery has turned brown-gray; lawns are expanses of dried, cracked mud.
  3. The sound of the moment is the screaming piha, a dull brown-gray bird whose sex appeal lies in its voice--specifically a three-syllable whistle that cuts through the air.

News

  • Janet Sheridan: Wildfires leave many with nothing; love and prayers prevail

    Once again, wildfires feed on the drought-stricken West. Uncontrollable infernos in a ravenous quest for combustible fuel rage against the forests, firefighters, and man-made structures that stand in their way. Those of us who call the West home scan horizons stacked with layers of brown-gray smoke, smell the acrid odor of burning landscapes, and count the number of days, weeks, months that have ...
    on July 12, 2013     Source: Craig Daily Press

Quotes

  • "It it obvious to even the most optimistic that this Sludge, which should be like stiff, cold mush and a rather unpleasant murky brown-gray in color, is strictly for hunger," Fisher wrote.
    on May 27, 2008 By: MFK Fisher Source: Houston Chronicle

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