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There is a peculiar burning odor in the room, like explosives. the kitchen fills with smoke and the hot, sweet, ashy smell of scorched cookies. The war has begun.
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Meaning of "ashy" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ASHY

ashy  [ˈæʃɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ASHY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ashy is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ASHY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ashy in the English dictionary

The definition of ashy in the dictionary is of a pale greyish colour; ashen. Other definition of ashy is consisting of, covered with, or resembling ash.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ASHY


blashy
ˈblæʃɪ
brashy
ˈbræʃɪ
buzkashi
ˌbʊzˈkæʃɪ
dashy
ˈdæʃɪ
flashy
ˈflæʃɪ
hashy
ˈhæʃɪ
Lubumbashi
ˌluːbʊmˈbæʃɪ
mashie
ˈmæʃɪ
mashy
ˈmæʃɪ
nashi
ˈnæʃɪ
plashy
ˈplæʃɪ
rashie
ˈræʃɪ
splashy
ˈsplæʃɪ
stashie
ˈstæʃɪ
trashy
ˈtræʃɪ
unflashy
ʌnˈflæʃɪ
waribashi
ˌwɑːrɪˈbæʃɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ASHY

ashless
Ashley
ashman
ashmen
Ashmolean Museum
ashore
ashplant
ashraf
ashram
ashrama
ashramite
Ashtanga yoga
Ashton
Ashton-under-Lyne
Ashtoreth
ashtray

WORDS THAT END LIKE ASHY

brushy
bushy
cushy
dishy
fishy
fleshy
gun-shy
gushy
marshy
mushy
once bitten, twice shy
pushy
rushy
shy
slushy
squashy
squishy
swishy
washy
wishy-washy

Synonyms and antonyms of ashy in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ashy» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ASHY

Find out the translation of ashy to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ashy from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ashy» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

灰烬
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cenicienta
570 millions of speakers

English

ashy
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

آشي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

пепельный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cinza
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভস্মতুল্য
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cendré
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ashy
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

aschfahl
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

粉を吹いた
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

잿빛
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ashy
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

phủ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நீறுபூத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Ashy
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

küllü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

di cenere
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Ashy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

попелястий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ashy
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ashy
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Acaciagrysmees
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ashy
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ashy
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ashy

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ASHY»

The term «ashy» is regularly used and occupies the 72.005 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ASHY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ashy

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QUOTES WITH «ASHY»

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Alison Lurie
There is a peculiar burning odor in the room, like explosives. the kitchen fills with smoke and the hot, sweet, ashy smell of scorched cookies. The war has begun.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ASHY»

Discover the use of ashy in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ashy and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Geckos: Everything about Selection, Care, Nutrition, ...
IttUti. How to Differentiate the Various United States Subspecies of the. The brilliance of hatchling ashy gecko, Sphaerodactylus e. elegans, dulls with growth to the grays of the adult. The color of the Florida reef gecko, Sphaerodactylus n.
‎1995
2
Congressional Record, Volume 151, Part 8, May 19, 2005 to ...
The one I remember best is the one involving Air Force General Joseph Ashy in 1994 95. Colonel Hackworth conducted his own investigation. He gathered the facts and the documents. 1, in turn, referred Colonel Hackworth's allegations to the ...
Congress
3
Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum: Passeriformes, ...
General aspectof upper surface particoloured, the mantle and back reddish brown, with fulvescent margins and broad black centres to the feathers ; lower hack ashy brown, broadly though indistinctly streaked with black ; rump uniform ashy ...
British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, Richard Bowdler Sharpe, 1883
4
Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum: Passeriformes, ...
84 ; Scully, t. e. p. 678. Adult male. General colour above ashy brown, washed with rosy, all the feathers centred longitudinally with dusky blackish, less distinctly on the hind neck, which is clearer ashy, especially on the sides of the neck ; rump  ...
British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, Richard Bowdler Sharpe, Henry Seebohm, 1888
5
Voyages And Travels Of An Indian Interpreter And Trader, ...
Ninchtana ashy ningootwassoo N inchtana ashy ninchowassoo Ninchtana ashy nissowassoo Ninchtana ashy shongassoo N isso metana Nissoo metana ashy payjik N issoo metana ashy ninch Nissoo metana ashy nissoo N issoo metana ...
John Long, 1791
6
Catalogue of the Australian Birds in the Australian Museum, ...
Primaries blackish-brown, black at the tips, the inner four quills ashy-brown, margined with white at the tips, all crossed with seven or eight blackish bands, interspaces at the base ashy-white; secondaries varying from dark to light ashy- brown, ...
Australian Museum, 1898
7
Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum
... a superciliary line of ashy grey extending from the lores to the sides of the neck , which are also ashy grey like the hind neck and nape ; lores ashy whitish ; sides of face, cheeks, and ear-coverts ashy grey, mottled with white spots on the fore ...
British Museum (Natural History). Dept. of Zoology, Richard Bowdler Sharpe, Henry Seebohm, 1885
8
Voyages and Travels of an Indian Interpreter and Trader
Algonkin, inchtana asliy ningootwassoo inchtana. ashy ninchowassoo inchtana ashy nissowassoo inchtana ashy shongassoo Fisso metana "issoo metana ashy payjik issoo metana ashy ninch "issoo metana ashy nissoo Issoo metana ashy ...
John Long, 2007
9
African American English: A Linguistic Introduction
Consider, for example, the words ashy, kitchen and saditty, which are used by African Americans from all age groups. These three words occur in Smitherman ( 1 977, 1 994) and two of them, kitchen and saditty, appear in Major (1 994).
Lisa J. Green, 2002
10
Early western travels, 1748-1846: a series of annotated ...
wassoo gutwosswoy [189] Neoo metana ashy nincho- Neon mettenner asshea wassoo neeshswosswoy Neoo metana ashy nisso- Neon mettenner asshea swos- wassoo swoy Neoo metana ashy shongas- Neon mettenner asshea shan- soo ...
Reuben Gold Thwaites, 1904

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ASHY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ashy is used in the context of the following news items.
1
BC wildfire smoke visible from space as air quality worsens
The Air Quality Advisory issued over the ashy smoke blanketing Metro Vancouver skies will likely extend to B.C.'s Fraser Valley Monday as the ... «CTV News, Jul 15»
2
The 10 Best Hair Trends of 2015 (So Far)
Nope, this is the color du jour for the fashion forward. Through a painstaking color process, silvered locks, whether pastel or ashy, stark or finely ... «Paste Magazine, Jul 15»
3
Go commando and toss that steak directly onto the coals
The heat is consistently 800 to 1,000 degrees, the char is robust and earthy, but never too ashy or excessive, even when we use thinner cuts ... «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
4
WATCH: Arizona firefighters rescue man stuck in chimney after …
But despite his thin build he got stuck inside the small ashy enclosure and firefighters were called to rescue him around 3 a.m.. Ernsberger said ... «New York Daily News, Jul 15»
5
Taste test: New Starbucks Canada cold tea and coffee drinks
... an iced coffee devotee, fear not: It still tastes great. Sipping a regular iced coffee after drinking the Cold Brew seems to highlight its more ashy ... «Vancity Buzz, Jul 15»
6
Area fireworks tents can only offer non-aerials
The harmless, ashy Snakes always sell well with Sanchez's younger customers. “They stink and make a mess but kids seem to love those crazy ... «TriValley Central, Jul 15»
7
Take FeelUnique's simple makeup test to see which hues reveal …
The final look is winter, which fits women with ashy mid-brown or black locks, grey-blue or cool green eyes. When applying your eyeshadow, ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
8
'The Third Man': Restored noir classic will haunt you
The war is over, but the scars remain; the city, divided into zones, is strewn with rubble and debris — ashy memories of what once stood tall. «The Seattle Times, Jul 15»
9
Lava Update – July 2 – Part of Summit Rim Collapses
As seen previously with such events, scientists say “an ashy plume, rapid oscillation of lava lake level, and intense spattering in the lake at the ... «Big Island Video News, Jul 15»
10
H-E-B Recipes: Memphis BBQ Ribs, Adams BBQ Beans, Honey …
1. Heat one side of grill on high heat for 10 minutes for gas grill. For charcoal grill heat coals for 30-45 minutes or till ashy grey. Move coals to ... «KPRC Houston, Jul 15»

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