Definition of ecru
: beige 2
Recent Examples of ecru from the Web
The green hues - also used in up lighting -- complemented the party's color palette of white, ecru, gold, and silver.
And what a car for us two chinchillas looking to detox: a 1960 Cadillac El Dorado in ecru with a Coke-bottle red interior.
The restaurant is charmingly old school with its walls newly painted in hues of ecru and charcoal, and banquettes reupholstered in a floral pattern.
Buffett, an art major in college, led the transformation: The brick walls went from a bland ecru to camouflage, with a cut-out illustration of military conflicts from World War I’s European theater to Vietnam, wrapping around the building.
An image released by the magazine shows her in an ecru midcalf trumpet skirt with a white windowpane print and matching belted shell.
The folder is, at first glance, unremarkable: gray, archival, tied with a small, neat ecru ribbon.
In a sea of white, ecru and ivory, two major players in the bridal game were seeing red for Spring 2013.
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ECRU Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ecru for English Language Learners
: a pale color that is slightly yellow or brown
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