peacock blue
noun Date: 1881 a moderate greenish blue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • peacock blue — adjective dark blue green in color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • peacock blue — n. a greenish blue …   English World dictionary

  • peacock blue — COLOUR Something that is peacock blue is a deep, bright, greeny blue in colour. ...Lady Henrietta s peacock blue, silk cocktail frock …   English dictionary

  • peacock-blue — colorful colorful adj. 1. having striking color. Opposite of {colorless}. Note: [Narrower terms: {changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot}; {deep, rich}; {flaming}; {fluorescent, glowing}; {prismatic}; {psychedelic}; {red, ruddy, flushed,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • peacock blue — noun (U) a deep greenish blue colour peacock blue adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • peacock-blue — See peacock blue. * * * …   Universalium

  • peacock-blue — adjective of bright greenish blue • Similar to: ↑chromatic * * * peaˈcock blueˈ noun The deep greenish blue of the peacock s neck (also adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑peacock …   Useful english dictionary

  • peacock blue — a lustrous greenish blue, as of certain peacock feathers. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • peacock blue — noun a greenish blue colour like that of a peacock s neck …   English new terms dictionary

  • peacock blue — /pikɒk ˈblu/ (say peekok blooh) noun a lustrous greenish blue colour, as found in certain peacock feathers …   Australian English dictionary

  • peacock blue — noun a shade of blue tinged with green • Syn: ↑greenish blue, ↑aqua, ↑aquamarine, ↑turquoise, ↑cobalt blue • Hypernyms: ↑blue, ↑blueness …   Useful english dictionary

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