Recent Examples of powder blue from the Web
Swinging door-knocker earrings replaced classic pearl studs; powder blue and butter yellow cashmere twinsets were paired with fanny packs and flamboyant screen saver–print pants.
Also in bloom are various white and powder blue asters (Aster), lavender-blue mist flower (Conoclinium coelestinum), goldenrod (Solidago), purple ironweed (Vernonia) and many other fall wildflowers.
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan, tieless in a powder blue blazer, bounded onto the stage ready to take care of a different kind of business.
Major League Baseball no longer permits giveaway towels in the Royals’ standbys of white and powder blue, banning all pale colors so as not to impede players’ ability to track the ball.
The father-son duo loves the eye-catching powder blue color of the car, and longtime racing fans will too.
The venue’s powder blue skate floor is now shiny hardwood, and the colorful shapes that once adorned the walls were phased out for modish black paint.
The men had been sitting in a powder blue Cadillac on Hutchings Street when a killer with a shotgun blasted them inside.
The 15-year-old remained perfectly elegant and age-appropriate with a simple up-do, killer red heels, and a powder blue mani.
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First Known Use of powder blue
POWDER BLUE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of powder blue for English Language Learners
: a pale blue color
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