powder blue


Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue

Examples of powder blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Hoosiers began wearing powder blue jerseys in their home opener against West Virginia on Oct. 4, 1958, and went on to win 13-12. Stefan Krajisnik, The Indianapolis Star, "Indiana DC Kane Wommack pays tribute to 'The Dickens Boys,' hopes it brings good luck," 6 Nov. 2020 Where the powder blue came from Dickens' time as head coach didn’t get off to a strong start. Stefan Krajisnik, The Indianapolis Star, "Indiana DC Kane Wommack pays tribute to 'The Dickens Boys,' hopes it brings good luck," 6 Nov. 2020 In a powder blue tuxedo jacket, frontman Brandon Flowers was engaged, animated, witty and effortlessly charismatic. Keith Spera, NOLA.com, "Missing Voodoo Fest this weekend? Remember these highlights from years past," 30 Oct. 2020 To the actual Homecoming — which is a true small-town parade with people sitting in camp chairs while every convertible in the county drives adorably around the block — Karen wears an amazing powder blue duster pantsuit. Jodi Walker, EW.com, "The Real Housewives of Potomac recap: The Beyoncé of Surry County," 12 Oct. 2020 The stands were flooded with powder blue, the color of the Rebels' new jerseys. Usa Today Sports Network, USA TODAY, "Opening of 2020 SEC football season was like no other," 28 Sep. 2020 Selena positively glowed in a powder blue one-piece swimsuit that was actually named in her honor (and shockingly, hasn't sold out yet). Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "Selena Gomez Flaunts Her Kidney Transplant Scar In Gorgeous Swimsuit Photo," 24 Sep. 2020 Typically at home in a flirty cocktail dress or ultra-feminine gown, Collins showed off another side in Anthony Vaccarello’s haute bourgeois powder blue blazer and latex leggings. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, "This Week, Celebrities Gave Virtual Events Real Fashion Moments," 21 Sep. 2020 Worn with silk jabot blouses over latex leggings and rendered in Prince of Wales check, houndstooth, gabardine and wool tweeds, the palette ranges from pale rose and powder blue to crimson and electric violet. Lindsay Talbot, New York Times, "A Saint Laurent Jacket That Defies Expectations," 18 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of powder blue

1896, in the meaning defined above

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25 Nov 2020

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“Powder blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powder%20blue. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue color

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