primrose yellow

noun

1
: a light to moderate greenish yellow
2
: a light to moderate yellow

Examples of primrose yellow in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Proudly made in Australia, the Diamond Jubilee State Coach is decked out with a primrose yellow silk interior, a surprisingly spacious layout, and wood species from the Royal residences as well as previous travels and other countries under the monarchy. Kelsey Mulvey, House Beautiful, 12 Apr. 2023 Las Vegas is white with a primrose yellow cup. Adrian Higgins, Washington Post, 20 Sep. 2021 To match her stunning Alexander McQueen primrose yellow dress, Kate wore a magnificent new citrine ring on her right hand. Michelle Manetti, Good Housekeeping, 21 May 2018 Kate, the duchess of Cambridge, wore a primrose yellow wool silk tailored coat by the house of Alexander McQueen and large hat with a flower tucked under the brim on one side. Leanne Italie, BostonGlobe.com, 19 May 2018 Courtesy At Kate Middleton and Prince William's wedding in 2011, Queen Elizabeth wore a primrose yellow dress, designed by an in-house team led by her personal assistant Angela Kelly. Alex Warner, Marie Claire, 19 May 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1839, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of primrose yellow was in 1839

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“Primrose yellow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/primrose%20yellow. Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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