peacock blue

noun

Definition of peacock blue

: a moderate greenish blue

Examples of peacock blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Living up to its name, Up Scale features a posh dining room in soft pink and peach pastels with bold accents of pomegranate red and peacock blue. Mike Sutter, San Antonio Express-News, 12 Oct. 2021 The petal pink front desk – where the geniunely friendly and faultless staff greeted me – set against a striking peacock blue wall. Katie Chang, Forbes, 28 Aug. 2021 Metallic gold tables and lighting fixtures with opal and milk glass finishes, for starters, along with colors like peacock blue and Kelly green. Lia Picard, House Beautiful, 10 May 2021 Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped out in stunning peacock blue. Marykate Boylan, Town & Country, 23 Jan. 2021 Fully off to the side is a peacock blue and white half bath that has a white vanity topped with gray marble and a window with wood shutters. Globe Staff, BostonGlobe.com, 22 Jan. 2021 Handmade zellige tiles in fresh white and peacock blue offset rustic alderwood cabinetry, and rather than selecting one type of hardware, Robertson chose five different designs, including brass and leather. House Beautiful, 14 Oct. 2020 If the peacock blue-striped awnings didn’t loudly declare the fanfare woven into the New Orleans establishment’s DNA, the jazz band marching through the dining room on any given Saturday and Sunday just might. Southern Living, 15 Apr. 2020 Making the living room vibrant and fun involved removing the heavy draperies, lightening the woodwork and painting over mustard-colored walls using a bold peacock blue, Ms. Warner Rothblum says. Beth Decarbo, WSJ, 10 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of peacock blue

1881, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of peacock blue was in 1881

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“Peacock blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/peacock%20blue. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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