royal blue


Definition of royal blue

: a vivid purplish blue

Examples of royal blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Photos and video footage shared to Facebook of the group, which was formed more than 30 years ago, show the grannies dancing in royal blue uniforms and white furry hats during 2017′s Milwaukee Holiday Parade. Washington Post, 22 Nov. 2021 Rich royal blue paint highlights the impressive ceiling millwork in this dining room. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 18 Oct. 2021 Mitski waltzes through the eerily empty corridors of the Egg, a landmark brutalist venue in Albany, in a cowboy hat and royal blue silk, engaging in her signature slow-dance choreography before winding back up on the stage. Angie Martoccio, Rolling Stone, 5 Oct. 2021 In mid-September of last year, from a stage in a small theater at the Pentagon, surrounded by heavy curtains of royal blue, General Raymond addressed members of the Air Force. Rachel Riederer, Harper's Magazine, 26 Oct. 2021 Kate Middleton and Prince William stepped out in Glasgow on Monday evening — wearing royal blue, times two! Stephanie Petit,, 1 Nov. 2021 George Horsfall, owner of the light blue Painted Lady with royal blue trim, does. Peter Hartlaub, San Francisco Chronicle, 22 Oct. 2021 Priced at £370, the heeled rain clogs come in a palette of neon orange, royal blue, and chocolate brown. Eliza Huber,, 8 Sep. 2021 Marcano’s royal blue and gold casket was adorned with a photo of her in an elegant, colorful dance costume. Angie Dimichele,, 14 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of royal blue

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of royal blue was in 1789

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3 Dec 2021

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“Royal blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of royal blue

: a bright purplish blue


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