powder blue


Definition of powder blue 

: a pale blue

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Like many of our favorite celebs, Storm embraced the recent trend of blue eyeshadow, matching her makeup to a powder blue, jeweled dress. Lauren Rearick, Teen Vogue, "Storm Reid Matched Her Blue Dress to Her Manicure, Pedicure, and Eyeshadow," 11 Oct. 2018 Her bridesmaids wore similar versions in powder blue, each given as gifts from DiDonato. Emily Farra, Vogue, "This Collaboration Elevates a New Part of the Bridal Experience: The Prep Time Before You Say “I Do”," 13 Nov. 2018 Prince Charles is rocking a pinstripe suit, Camilla is also wearing a white dress, and the kids all look adorable in various shades of powder blue. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "The Royal Family Just Got Together For a Surprise Photo Shoot," 13 Nov. 2018 Even so, bringing a friend who wears a powder blue jumpsuit and baker boy cap alongside you to a royal wedding is a great distraction technique. Lucy Wood, Marie Claire, "Prince Harry's Ex-Girlfriends Chelsea Davy and Cressida Bonas Arrive at the Royal Wedding of Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank," 12 Oct. 2018 Another look at the Phillies’ powder blue throwback jerseys, 1:05 p.m. Scott Lauber, Philly.com, "Back for the next chapter in Phillies history | Extra Innings," 23 Apr. 2018 Prince Harry kept things simple and classic with a black suit underneath a a gold vest and powder blue tie. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Just Did Their First Engagement as a Married Couple," 22 May 2018 His bespoke suit — navy blue with a powder blue tie — still looked pristine. Scott Cacciola, New York Times, "Luka Doncic Feels the Burn of the Spotlight — and the Thrill," 23 June 2018 On Snapchat, Kylie begins her never-ending series of baby hints with a handful of powder blue and light pink Kylie Cosmetics phone cases. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "A Definitive Timeline of Kylie Jenner's Pregnancy," 12 Feb. 2018

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First Known Use of powder blue

1896, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of powder blue was in 1896

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English Language Learners Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue color

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