- The definition of greige is a color somewhere between beige and grey.
When the clouds are turning a light beige-grey as part of the earliest onset of a storm, this is an example of a time when they are greige.
greige definition by Webster's New World
- unbleached and undyed cloth or yarn
- a color blending gray and beige
Origin: French grège, raw (silk) ; from Italian (seta) greggia ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form gredius, raw
greige definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French grège, from Italian (seta) greggia, raw (silk), from greggio, gray, of Germanic origin.