Definition of grey-faced in English:

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grey-faced

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adjective

Pale from tiredness, age, or ill health: long lines of grey-faced unemployed at open-air soup kitchens
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  • Gorman was rich but, grey-faced and bent, he died a season later.
  • He has had very little sleep and is grey-faced as he throws down his coffee.
  • In another basement space the demented, clacking linotype machines stamped out our stories in hot metal while their grey-faced operators somehow stayed noisily blithe.
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