royal blue


Definition of royal blue

: a vivid purplish blue

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At 2:48, a close-up of the monogram shows that Meghan and Harry have combined the 'H' and 'M' in their names under a coronet to create their royal cypher, which is endearingly in royal blue. Eileen Reslen, Town & Country, "Here's Your First Look at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Joint Royal Monogram," 26 July 2018 After Trisha Yearwood and Dennis Quaid announced the Cry Pretty singer's name, Carrie accepted her award in a royal blue velvet gown. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Carrie Underwood Gave the Most Emotional CMA Awards Acceptance Speech," 15 Nov. 2018 Both Kate and William appeared to be in great spirits for the occasion, for which the Duchess wore a royal blue coat dress by Eponine London. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "These Photos of Kate Middleton & Prince William Giggling During Their Visit to McLaren Are Too Much," 14 Nov. 2018 The high-shine color appears to be a near-royal blue, not unlike Cardi's hair color at the Broccoli City Festival earlier this year, and it's packed with shimmer. Marci Robin, Allure, "Tom Ford Named a New Boys & Girls Lipstick After Cardi B and It Sparked a Heated Debate on Instagram," 9 Sep. 2018 The Adizero Boston 7 from Adidas, a royal blue shoe with the Boston Marathon’s yellow unicorn logo on the heel, was the second choice among boomer men and women. Janelle Nanos,, "For this startup, selling is all about the image," 13 Apr. 2018 Cherry finished off the youthful set with long, royal blue braids, and yes, her signature earrings. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Neneh Cherry Proves There’s No Age Limit on Leopard Print," 7 Dec. 2018 The couple chronicled the entire night in on their Instagram feeds, including Teigen's custom costume of a royal blue coat dress and a matching floral-adorned hat. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Just Won Halloween as Queen Elizabeth II & Prince Philip," 1 Nov. 2018 She's outfitted in a a stunning royal blue dress by Ralph & Russo, with a complementary purple headband by Sarah Cant and taupe heels. Lucia Tonelli, Town & Country, "Princess Beatrice's Maid of Honor Dress is Seriously Breathtaking," 12 Oct. 2018

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First Known Use of royal blue

1789, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of royal blue

: a bright purplish blue

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