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slate-coloured Line breaks: slate-coloured

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of slate-coloured in English:


Of a dark bluish or greenish grey.
Example sentences
  • Smoothing his hand over the slate-coloured fabric on a sleek sofa, James Sankey says: ‘They're Italian, but the covering's from Denmark.’
  • Shaddin's face hardened, his eyes becoming sharp and angry, chips of slate-coloured ice.
  • Ramshackle and slate-colored, the house gave the impression of being the biggest rock on a great big rock pile. It was the only house on a block dense with buildings.
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