salmon pink


Definition of salmon pink

: a strong yellowish pink

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While Grimes found a moment to enjoy the salmon pink swing whose chains resemble those of an actual Chanel bag, Diamandis lounged in a clawfoot tub filled with small pearls. Rachel Hahn, Vogue, "Grimes, Haim, and More Play Around in Style at Chanel’s Beauty House Launch Party," 2 Mar. 2018 Fed by an underground vein from the nearby sea, its water so salty it’s too dense for swimming, the lake gets its color from a microalgae called Dunaliella salina that renders it a deep salmon pink when the sun and wind are both high. Alexandra Marshall, WSJ, "The Senegalese Chef Sharing His Cuisine with the World," 4 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of salmon pink

1882, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of salmon pink was in 1882

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English Language Learners Definition of salmon pink

: an orange-pink color

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