\ˈhyüd \

Definition of hued 

: colored usually used in combination green-hued

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The other will bemoan what the Hamptons aren’t anymore: a golden-hued magnet for artists, writers, and other assorted folk looking to do an about-face from their sophisticated city lives. Steven Stolman, Town & Country, "High Society Photographer Bert Morgan Chronicled the Hamptons' Smart Set Before Everything Changed," 13 June 2018 The 2,670 square feet of white-walled interior has plenty of character, including powder blue-hued kitchen cabinetry and thick beams. Jack Flemming,, "Billy Bob Thornton is ready to calls it quits in his modern home in Malibu," 1 Mar. 2018 The artist is inspired by vernacular painting, but with a dark twist — imagine brightly hued canvases that feature beings both monstrous and angelic. Carolina A. Miranda,, "Datebook: Portraits of peers, collages inspired by the African diaspora and art for feline lovers," 14 June 2018 Since officially becoming the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle has stuck to a strictly neutral-hued wardrobe for all of her royal engagements. Harper's Bazaar Staff, Harper's BAZAAR, "Meghan Markle Channels Amal Clooney's Royal Wedding Yellow," 5 July 2018 The broad front of the house is reached by brick steps that end at a dark-hued front door flanked by white shutters and circular windows. Neal J. Leitereg,, "1930s Brentwood classic was once home to Glinda the Good Witch," 3 Apr. 2018 In rare cases, Bell ruminates on the saturation of color, as with a series of red-hued boxes featured in last year’s Whitney Biennial. Marielle Wakim, Los Angeles Magazine, "Tech Meets Fine Art in Larry Bell’s Glass Cubes," 22 June 2018 The kitchen features teal-hued cabinetry and an island topped with stainless steel. Neal J. Leitereg,, "The Manor in Holmby Hills is back on top at $200 million," 21 Apr. 2018 This year, however, thanks to the bold-hued inspiration of the late 1980s and early ’90s, the soft neutral ivories and taupes have been replaced with reds, greens, mustards. Elizabeth Wellington,, "Festival season in Philadelphia is here. Here's what to wear so you don't look like a fool | Elizabeth Wellington," 30 May 2018

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before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of hued

: having a specified type of color

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