The practice by some municipalities or other governmental groups of ridding themselves of the homeless and other potentially burdensome persons by giving them a bus ticket to another place: Greyhound therapy, giving the homeless a one-way bus ticket to Los Angeles
[mid-1980s+; fr the trademark name of the Greyhound bus company]
- Grey import
noun 1. an imported vehicle that does not have an exact model equivalent in the receiving country
[grey-ish] /ˈgreɪ ɪʃ/ adjective 1. . [grey-ish] /ˈgreɪ ɪʃ/ adjective 1. having a tinge of ; slightly : The sky was full of dark, grayish clouds. 2. similar to : a grayish color; a grayish purple.
- Grey knight
noun 1. (informal) an ambiguous intervener in a takeover battle, who makes a counterbid for the shares of the target company without having made his intentions clear Compare black knight, white knight
[grey-lag] /ˈgreɪˌlæg/ noun 1. . [grey-lag] /ˈgreɪˌlæg/ noun 1. a common, gray, wild goose, Anser anser, of Europe, that is the ancestor of most breeds of domestic goose. /ˈɡreɪˌlæɡ/ noun 1. a large grey Eurasian goose, Anser anser: the ancestor of many domestic breeds of goose US spelling graylag