moss green


Definition of moss green

: a variable color averaging a moderate yellow-green

Examples of moss green in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Men can make of the most of Amazon’s Big Style Sale today, as these UGG Ascot slippers, normally priced at well over $100, fall by nearly 50% to just $59.39 in most sizes of the moss green hue. Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, "The 5 best Amazon deals you can get this Thursday," 25 June 2020 The color palette was mostly steely neutrals, with departures into rich velvet suits in moss green and royal red set off by Navy blue. Washington Post, "Milan designers hybridize menswear for next fall/winter," 13 Jan. 2020 For the special occasion, the stylish royal wore a neutral color palette—moss green tweed jacket, dark green skinny pants tucked into her black suede lace-up ankle booties—that perfectly suited her day outdoors. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "A Child Asked Kate Middleton If The Queen Eats Pizza and Her Reaction Was Perfect," 15 Jan. 2019 Kardashian West dressed from head-to-toe in a hybrid of moss green and grey for a modern take on neutral dressing, while Jenner broke up her beige and slate palette with a pop of sea blue in the form of an over-shoulder fanny pack. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Kim Kardashian West and Kylie Jenner Twin in Unreleased Yeezy Pieces," 12 June 2018 Glass showed a fall coat in moss green with a playful dot-like lining. Washington Post, "Kate Spade takes NY Fashion Week guests on a city safari," 10 Sep. 2019 Available in a variety of styles and shapes — with zippers and clasps — and colors including soulful pink, moss green, blush, black, gray, cranberry, plum, tan, and more. Necee Regis,, "Here, there, and everywhere," 9 July 2019 Sophie Turner The Game of Thrones star and husband Joe Jonas wore a matching color palette of moss green, white, and black that perfectly complements the glowing sunset and rich foliage that surrounds them. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Best Celebrity Instagrams from Valentine’s Day 2019," 15 Feb. 2019 The moss green color was punctuated by gold jewelry from Princess Diana’s collection. Edward Barsamian, Vogue, "Meghan Markle Shares the First Look at Her Future Maternity Wardrobe," 16 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of moss green

1705, in the meaning defined above

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“Moss green.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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