Definition of magenta
1 : fuchsin
2 : a deep purplish red
Recent Examples of magenta from the Web
Take your in-your-face magenta and swap it for a peachy keen coral.
Reexamine the red onion or red cabbage: not red at all, but a beautiful, jammy magenta.
Crackberry pours a brilliant magenta with a spritzy pink head that recedes quickly.
Costume designer Ellis Tillman outfits the Steinberg family and the wedding party in deep magenta, the Howards in glowing gold, and more than one bride in gorgeous gowns.
The first lady wore all black, with long sleeves and flared pants, cinched with a wide, metallic gold belt, while the first daughter sported a black-and-white dress with splashes of magenta.
Its completely white field centers on a dancer in head-to-toe magenta who is thought to be a female Nijinsky.
The prom's theme was Arabian Nights and the colors were gold, purple, turquoise, red, orange, and magenta and it was held at the Pontchartrain Center in Kenner.
The colors of the wedding were white, ivory, blush and green with a pop of magenta in the bridesmaid's bouquets.
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Origin and Etymology of magenta
First Known Use: 1860See Words from the same year
MAGENTA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of magenta for English Language Learners
: a bright, deep purplish-red color
MAGENTA Defined for Kids
Definition of magenta for Students
: a deep purplish red
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