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Dictionary entry overview: What does ashen mean?
• ASHEN (adjective)
The adjective ASHEN has 2 senses:
1. anemic looking from illness or emotion
2. made of wood of the ash tree
Familiarity information: ASHEN used as an adjective is rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||ashen [BACK TO TOP]|
Anemic looking from illness or emotion
a face turned ashen / the invalid's blanched cheeks / tried to speak with bloodless lips / a face livid with shock / lips...livid with the hue of death / lips white with terror / a face white with rage
|Sense 2||ashen [BACK TO TOP]|
Made of wood of the ash tree
woody (made of or containing or resembling wood)
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