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Greyish Color

HEX #B2B9BB / RGB (178, 185, 187)

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What is Greyish Color?

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Greyish has the hex code #B2B9BB. The equivalent RGB values are (178, 185, 187), which means it is composed of 32% red, 34% green and 34% blue. The CMYK color codes, used in printers, are C:5 M:1 Y:0 K:27. In the HSV/HSB scale, Greyish has a hue of 193°, 5% saturation and a brightness value of 73%.
Details of other color codes including equivalent web safe and HTML & CSS colors are given in the table below. Also listed are the closest Pantone® (PMS) and RAL colors.

Greyish is a light gray color with a touch of blue. The color is not included in the web colors list and cannot be used by name in HTML and CSS code. However, Greyish can be applied to web pages with its hex code, RGB and/or HSL values. Please note that the CMYK numbers listed on this page have been derived from the hexadecimal code using known formulae and are only approximates.

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Greyish Color Codes

Hex Code#B2B9BB
RGB Values(178, 185, 187)
CMYK Values(5%, 1%, 0%, 27%)
HSV/HSB Values(193°, 5%, 73%)
Closest Web Safe#99CCCC
Inverse Color#4D4644 [Purple Taupe]
Closest Pantone®5517 C
Closest RAL7038 [Agate grey]
Complementary Color#BBB4B2 [Black Shadows]
Greyish Converted to Grayscale Codes
Simple Average#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Most Common)#B7B7B7
Weighted Average (Luma)#B8B8B8
Weighted Average (Gamma Adjusted)#D5D5D5

Greyish Color Palettes

Greyish is almost gray. We don't think there is any need to display the color palettes.
Complementary color palette of B2B9BB. Complementary color is BBB4B2

Complementary Palette

The complement of Greyish is Black Shadows with the hex code #BBB4B2. Complementary colors are those found at the opposite ends of the color wheel. Thus, as per the RGB system, the best contrast to #B2B9BB color is offered by #BBB4B2. The complementary color palette is easiest to use and work with. Studies have shown that contrasting color palette is the best way to grab a viewer's attention.

Analogous color palette with (B2B9BB, B2B5BB and B2BBB9)

Analogous Palette

The analogous colors of Greyish (#B2B9BB) are Philippine Silver (#B2B5BB) and Ash Gray (#B2BBB9). In the RGB color wheel, these two analogous colors occur to the right and left of Greyish with a 30° separation on either side. An analogous color palette is extremely soothing to the eyes and works wonders if your main color is soft or pastel.

Split Complementary color palette with (B2B9BB, BBB2B5 and BBB9B2)

Split-Complementary Palette

As per the RGB color wheel, the split-complementary colors of Greyish (#B2B9BB) are #BBB2B5 (Black Shadows) and #BBB9B2 (Philippine Silver). A split-complementary color palette consists of the main color along with those on either side (30°) of the complementary color. Based on our research, usage of split-complementary palettes is on the rise online, especially in graphics and web sites designs. It may be because it is not as contrasting as the complementary color palette and, hence, results in a combination which is pleasant to the eyes.

Triadic color palette with (B2B9BB, BBB2B9 and B9BBB2)

Triadic Palette

Greyish triadic color palette has three colors each of which is separated by 120° in the RGB wheel. Thus, #BBB2B9 (Black Shadows) and #B9BBB2 (Ash Gray) along with #B2B9BB create a stunning and beautiful triadic palette with the maximum variation in hue and, therefore, offering the best possible contrast when taken together.

Tetradic color palette with (B2B9BB, BBB2B9, BBB4B2 and B2BBB4)

Tetradic Palette

The tetradic palette of Greyish has four colors - #BBB2B9 (Black Shadows), #BBB4B2 (Black Shadows) and #B2BBB4 (Ash Gray) in addition to the base color (#B2B9BB). A tetradic color palette is complex and, in most cases, should not be used off-the-shelf. We suggest tweaking the colors slightly to achieve desired results.

Square color palette with (B2B9BB, B9B2BB, BBB4B2 and B5BBB2)

Square Palette

Greyish square color palette has #B9B2BB (Philippine Silver), #BBB4B2 (Black Shadows) and #B5BBB2 (Ash Gray). Quite like triadic, the hues in a square palette are at the maximum distance from each other, which is 90°.
Note: For several colors purposes, a square palette may look much better than the tetrad color palette.

Rainbow color

Greyish Color Rainbow Palette

Our Greyish rainbow color palette is based on the RGB model and consists of 7 colors, just like the traditional rainbow. You might not see a lot of variation in color, especially if the chosen color is dark or extremely light. However, this can lead interesting rainbow palettes that are faded, soft, pastel or dull.


Tints, Tones & Shades of Greyish Color


  • Transparent C1C7C9C1C7C9
  • Transparent C9CECFC9CECF
  • Transparent D1D5D6D1D5D6
  • Transparent D9DCDDD9DCDD
  • Transparent E0E3E4E0E3E4
  • Transparent E8EAEBE8EAEB
  • Transparent F0F1F1F0F1F1
  • Transparent F7F8F8F7F8F8


  • Transparent A8AEAFA8AEAF
  • Transparent A3A8A9A3A8A9
  • Transparent 9EA2A39EA2A3
  • Transparent 999D9E999D9E
  • Transparent 949798949798
  • Transparent 8F91928F9192
  • Transparent 8A8B8C8A8B8C
  • Transparent 858686858686


  • Transparent 8E94968E9496
  • Transparent 7D82837D8283
  • Transparent 6B6F706B6F70
  • Transparent 595D5E595D5E
  • Transparent 474A4B474A4B
  • Transparent 353838353838
  • Transparent 242525242525
  • Transparent 121313121313

Greyish Color Patterns

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  • Transparent

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  • Transparent

    Greyish Honeycomb Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greyish Leaves Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greyish Houndstooth Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greyish Trellis Pattern

  • Transparent

    Greyish Plaid Pattern

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