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1beige

noun \ˈbāzh\

: a light yellowish-brown color

Full Definition of BEIGE

1
:  cloth made of natural undyed wool
2
a :  a variable color averaging light grayish-yellowish brown
b :  a pale to grayish yellow
beigy \ˈbā-zhē\ adjective

Origin of BEIGE

French
First Known Use: circa 1858

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

2beige

adjective

Definition of BEIGE

1
:  of the color beige
2
:  lacking distinction :  vanilla 2

Examples of BEIGE

  1. <some food critics have dismissed that chef's version of French cuisine as beige and boring>

First Known Use of BEIGE

1879

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

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