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battleship gray Syllabification: bat·tle·ship gray

Definition of battleship gray in English:


A bluish gray color, typically used for warships to reduce their visibility.
Example sentences
  • Enter via a red doorway and step into the battleship grey dining room with a twinkling view of the carpark opposite.
  • The headstocks with their winding wheels at the former colliery have been blasted clean and repainted battleship grey as part of a £1.5 million revamp.
  • Camus's inscrutable anti-hero reached me, as a greedily omnivorous teenage reader, via the battleship grey of a Penguin Modern Classics paperback bought in WH Smith.

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