pearl gray

noun

1
: a yellowish to light gray
2
: a pale blue

Examples of pearl gray in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the morning unspooled, these gave way to a creamy wash of slate blue and pearl gray, revealing our camp to be afloat on an ocean of gently swelling rocky dunes that stretched to the distant purple Atlas Mountains, whose peaks were luminous beneath fresh snow. Caity Weaver, New York Times, 20 Mar. 2023 Bock wore a white one-shoulder Oscar de la Renta dress and jacket with strappy Stuart Weitzman shoes, while Love wore a custom, pearl gray Ralph Lauren suit, vintage Ralph Lauren lapel pin and a Vacheron Constantin 222 watch, which was a limited re-release of the iconic 1977 style. Hedy Phillips, PEOPLE.com, 29 June 2022 Best Actress nominee Nicole Kidman stunned in a pearl gray Armani Privé gown with a prominent peplum, bow, and train, while her Big Little Lies co-star and presenter Zoe Kravitz channeled Audrey Hepburn with a lady-like baby pink Saint Laurent sheath dress. Cady Lang, Time, 28 Mar. 2022 His sharp beak matched the black wingtips on his pearl gray body, and white, spectacle-like eye rings seemed to amplify his diligence. Elaine Glusac, New York Times, 3 Dec. 2022 The look is complete with the option of a pearl gray alligator or calfskin strap. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 18 Oct. 2022 The air itself was an oyster — silty and mineral on the inhale, with the pearl gray sky all the way to the horizon. New York Times, 20 Oct. 2021 In streaming, Armani models moved across a dark background, giving contrast to pink, teal and pearl gray silky printed trousers and skirts, while black velvet jackets that blended in with the darkness. Colleen Barry, USA TODAY, 23 Feb. 2020 On the red carpet, Jolie showed off her svelte frame in a pearl gray silk chiffon Atelier Versace dress with intricate draping detail. Nicole Saunders, Harper's BAZAAR, 12 Mar. 2019 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1705, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of pearl gray was in 1705

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“Pearl gray.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pearl%20gray. Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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