powder blue


Definition of powder blue 

: a pale blue

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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 Her final look, all powder blue and gold, gives me regal queen. Joey Guerra, Houston Chronicle, "'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 10 recap: 'American' gurls," 14 June 2018 Whether in pink, or in lavender, mint, lemon, or powder blue, there's something refreshing about streetwear that isn't black, navy, or gray—or a jarring primary shade like red or cobalt blue. Megan Gustashaw, GQ, "Streetwear Has Entered its Pastel Phase," 27 Mar. 2018 Among the memorabilia in his corner office is his father’s powder blue 1960s-era helmet. George Schroeder, USA TODAY, "Matt Luke ready to lead Mississippi resurgence after NCAA turmoil," 26 May 2018 This year a powder blue palette complemented the gorgeous sprawling Persian rugs, highlighting the agate, jasper and jade details in the pieces themselves. Natalie Shirinian, Vogue, "9 of the Most Mesmerizing Installations at Salone del Mobile 2018," 23 Apr. 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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