peacock blue


Definition of peacock blue

: a moderate greenish blue

Examples of peacock blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web There are some really spirited examples like the Brasserie adorned in a peacock blue, citron yellow, and subdued chartreuse. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "This Former Party Island for British Royals is Now a Chic New Hotel," 18 June 2019 Johnson’s office is peacock blue and resembles an old-world library. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "Tour the Maximalist Dream Home of Two California Beauty Gurus," 6 Feb. 2019 His own peacock blue Madame De Pompadour paper appears in the master bedroom, while a Brunschwig & Fils yellow garden lattice print cheers up the guest room. Kaitlin Menza, House Beautiful, "Miles Redd Designed His Parents’ Retirement Home," 21 Dec. 2018 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 fabric swatch came into play for Rae's eyes, where Simkin swept the bright, peacock blue color in CoverGirl's TruNaked Dazed palette. Rachel Nussbaum, Glamour, "Issa Rae's Emmys Glow Was All Thanks to This $10 Highlighter," 17 Sep. 2018 To complement the saturated colors in the room, Bikoff dyed a 1920s Chinese deco rug peacock blue, and accented it with a Murano glass coffee table. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "House Tour: A Soho Apartment That Blends Whimsical Colors With Antique Furniture," 3 Nov. 2016 Sharing a photo of her younger self with mega-volume strands, her golden hair beautifully complements her peacock blue frock with ivory hems. Southern Living, "Dolly Parton on Dyeing Your Hair Blonde," 1 June 2018 Don't miss the Kool-Aid purple ribbed aluminum siding, window grilles woven of peacock blue aluminum rods and the blue, solid aluminum front door. Janet Eastman,, "Step inside Portland's famous modern homes (photos)," 14 May 2018

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First Known Use of peacock blue

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Peacock blue.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 10 December 2019.

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