midnight blue


Definition of midnight blue

: a deep blackish blue

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Take her lavish midnight blue velvet robe from 1996 and a lavender dress of princess proportions in 1999. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "The Unsung Red Carpet Heroes of the ’90s Golden Globes," 4 Jan. 2019 Colors run riot: green, yellow, red, shimmering gold and lots of blue: sky blue, midnight blue, cerulean blue, peacock blue. Sharmila Mukherjee, The Seattle Times, "SAM’s ‘Peacock in the Desert’ opens the doors of our perception to the marvelous," 2 Jan. 2019 The Pixelbook Pen, which was introduced last year with the Pixelbook, is already available in the new midnight blue color to match the Pixel Slate (as well as its original silver color) and costs $99 from Google. Melissa Riofrio, PCWorld, "Google Pixel Slate: The top features, specs, and highlights," 9 Oct. 2018 By night, the lights evoke a starry night, illuminating the midnight blue sofas below. Sarah Hucal, Curbed, "At revamped 1920s hotel, Scandi cool meets Japanese craft," 28 Sep. 2018 Hamner looked dapper in a midnight blue tuxedo from Salle Priveé. Vogue, "Stylist Alexandra Carl and Filmmaker Jacob John Harmer’s Effortlessly Elegant Wedding in Copenhagen," 19 Sep. 2018 The midnight blue and white coat resembled the coordinating coat and dress set by Jenny Packham that Middleton donned last week to visit the College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists in London. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan Markle’s J. Crew Coat Is Already Sold Out," 8 Mar. 2018 Thick fabrics reminiscent of post-World War II styles were used evocatively in a midnight blue cape coat and a three-piece ensemble with a fringed spiral-sleeve bolero. Thomas Adamson, The Seattle Times, "Dior celebrates the atelier, draws celebs to Paris couture," 2 July 2018 Sporting a midnight blue suit accented by robust black trim on his jacket and pants, Styles added a formal look to the impressive series of tour wardrobe choices being documented at Twitter profile @HarryWoreWhat. David Lindquist, Indianapolis Star, "5 ways Harry Styles charted his own course in Indianapolis," 28 June 2018

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First Known Use of midnight blue

1810, in the meaning defined above

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