powder blue

noun

Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue

Examples of powder blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many of her products also use the same colors as the university’s: cardinal red, navy blue and powder blue. al, 18 Dec. 2021 Justin Herbert punctuated the play with a spike as massive as the celebration that had just erupted among those in Cincinnati wrapped in powder blue and white. Jeff Miller, Los Angeles Times, 11 Dec. 2021 This advice may seem like a typical self-defense lesson, but there’s a noticeable difference: a set of long, powder blue acrylic nails. Laken Brooks, Forbes, 26 Dec. 2021 Meadow posted a photo to Instagram showing the sweet moment when Diesel, dressed in a powder blue suit and sunglasses, took her arm to walk her toward her groom-to-be. Greta Bjornson, PEOPLE.com, 25 Oct. 2021 Diesel, for his part, showed up in a powder blue suit and sunglasses that feel befitting for the man behind Dominic Toretto, his Fast and Furious character. Anna Moeslein, Glamour, 24 Oct. 2021 One of the last homes Amena and Drew were able to visit was a powder blue condo on a street crammed full of identical homes. New York Times, 12 Nov. 2021 Last year's City Edition uniforms were the powder blue jerseys that were reminiscent of the Oilers' color scheme. Matt Young, Chron, 1 Nov. 2021 Soft, sweet pastel colors like blush pink and powder blue make delightfully playful accent colors. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 15 Sep. 2021

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'powder blue.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of powder blue

1896, in the meaning defined above

Learn More About powder blue

Time Traveler for powder blue

Time Traveler

The first known use of powder blue was in 1896

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near powder blue

powder base

powder blue

powder charge

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for powder blue

Last Updated

6 Jan 2022

Cite this Entry

“Powder blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/powder%20blue. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More Definitions for powder blue

powder blue

noun

English Language Learners Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue color

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Thing: Flower Edition

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!