powder blue

powder blue
noun Date: 1896 a pale blue

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Powder blue — may refer to two different colors. Originally, it referred to a dark blue color, but it has since come to refer to a pale blue color, possibly because the name reminded people of baby powder and so people thought of it as a color similar to baby… …   Wikipedia

  • powder blue — n [U] a pale blue colour >powder blue [adjective] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • powder blue — n. pale blue powder blue adj …   English World dictionary

  • powder blue — powder blue, adj. a pale blue diluted with gray. [1700 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • powder blue — noun uncount a very light blue color …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • powder blue — ► NOUN ▪ a soft, pale blue …   English terms dictionary

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  • powder blue — also powder blue COLOUR Something that is powder blue is a pale greyish blue colour. ...a powder blue leisure suit …   English dictionary

  • powder blue — noun (U) pale blue: a powder blue dress …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • powder-blue — see powder blue …   English dictionary

  • powder blue — I noun a pale blue color with grey in it • Hypernyms: ↑blue, ↑blueness II adjective of a moderate to pale blue or purplish blue • Syn: ↑powdery blue • Sim …   Useful english dictionary

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