powder blue


Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue

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More adventurous still are the retro bowling shirts in pale yellow or powder blue cotton ($65) and a lightweight logo jacket in bright blue or white, cut with the clean lines of a classic men’s button-up ($130). Monica Kim, Vogue, "EXO’s Baekhyun Just Dropped His Second Streetwear Capsule," 14 Sep. 2018 Jonas wore a light pink kutra and cream-color pants, while Chopra opted for a powder blue and cream Indian suit. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas' Wedding Festivities Have Officially Kicked Off," 28 Nov. 2018 Sophie's was a deep red covered in beading and embroidery and a gold dupatta (a matching shawl-like scarf common in traditional Indian clothing), and Joe coordinated outfits with Nick, wearing a powder blue kurta pajama with delicate embroidery. Amanda Mitchell, Marie Claire, "Priyanka Chopra, Sophie Turner, and Nick and Joe Jonas Look Incredible at Pre-Wedding Celebrations," 29 Nov. 2018 Lili posted a pic of herself (rocking a stunning, powder blue two-piece set) and co-stars Cole and Casey Cott (aka Betty's bestie Kevin Keller on Riverdale) from their weekend at Comic Con. Noelle Devoe, Seventeen, "A Complete Timeline of Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart's Relationship," 30 July 2018 But its most stunning attraction consists of the 4.5 million Nemophila—the powder blue flower below—that bloom every year. Diana Bruk, Country Living, "7 Stunning Photos of Floral Plains That Will Soothe Your Soul," 3 Mar. 2015 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

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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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of or relating to a parable or parabola

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