powder blue


Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue

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James started off the week in a chic-to-death powder blue shirt dress, but his latest 'fit might be his best yet. Kelsey Stiegman, Seventeen, "James Charles Wore High Heels to Rihanna's Savage x Fenty Show at New York Fashion Week," 11 Sep. 2019 There’ve been plenty of distinctive uniforms—good and bad—in the NFL over the years, but none to top the Chargers’ powder blues. SI.com, "A History of Football in 100 Objects," 28 Aug. 2019 Graffiti and street artist Jules Muck created a large painting of Bird on a multi-family house, featuring him in a powder blue Indiana State uniform. Georgia Slater, PEOPLE.com, "Larry Bird Wants Tattoos Removed from Indianapolis Mural That Portrays Him with Ink," 21 Aug. 2019 Bass player Marco Tello has changed into a powder blue suit and boots that curl at the toes. Los Angeles Times, "Cultural Divide: All 77 counties voted for Trump. These musicians are fighting to turn Oklahoma blue," 5 Sep. 2019 The retro uniforms come with a matching black and powder blue court. Joey Morona, cleveland.com, "Cavaliers going back to the ‘90s with retro black and powder blue swoosh uniforms this season," 28 Aug. 2019 Its powder blue entry accesses the interior, which is anchored by an open-concept great room under skylights and clerestories. Jack Flemming, latimes.com, "‘South Park’ producer Eric Stough swaps spots in Westchester," 10 July 2019 Queen Elizabeth also went for a spring-y palette to celebrate her big day, though her coat and hat skewed more than teal than Kate Middleton's powder blue. Lindsay Schallon, Glamour, "Kate Middleton Had a Sweet Moment With the Queen at Easter Service," 21 Apr. 2019 Through a powder blue front door are 5,600 square feet of white oak floors, paneled walls, crown molding and elegant living spaces. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, "Actor Kevin Nealon finally unloads Pacific Palisades home," 22 July 2019

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First Known Use of powder blue

1896, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of powder blue

: a pale blue color

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