Recent Examples of purplish from the Web
Isabella immediately passed out against a dresser and his face and lips turned a purplish hue.
The rough walls are partially bathed in purplish-blue light.
The needles on infected branches turn purplish brown and eventually fall off.
Some dolls show lividity, which is when blood in the body sinks to whatever part of the body is facing down, turning the skin purplish red.
The giraffe now appeared to be part of a surreal painting, running across a purplish veld beneath a red sky.
Good diction and ample acoustics allow Menotti’s purplish text and fake-Puccini tunes to come through clearly.
Two of the most colorful species of trees native to the Kansas City area are the white ash, which produce purplish-maroon colors, and green ash, which produce vibrant yellow.
Just don't go buying out the Colorbust Matte Balm stock in Brooklyn just yet—I'm in the market for a purplish-burgundy shade.
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Definition of purplish for English Language Learners
: somewhat purple
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