salmon pink

noun

Definition of salmon pink

: a strong yellowish pink

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The socks come in six versatile colors, like waterfall (denim blue), flamingo (salmon pink), and onyx (dark gray). Shanon Maglente, Good Housekeeping, "Allbirds "Trino" Socks Are the Perfect Accessory to the Brand's Iconic Sneakers," 13 Aug. 2019 The stems are enveloped in small, white blossoms in spring, and then are adorned throughout summer by glossy, bluish green leaves that turn salmon pink in autumn. Washington Post, "There are many types of sweet or tart cherries you can grow," 2 July 2019 Related Articles Picture a salmon pink wisteria panicle sprouting from an umbrella-sized leaf. Bonnie Blodgett, Twin Cities, "Blundering Gardener: Highland Park gardener invites us into her own Shangri-la," 15 June 2019 Then there’s the salmon pink suit with coordinating fanny pack, one that’s fit for a fashion CEO and likely to stay in rotation. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, "See Every Look in Rihanna’s New Fenty Collection," 23 May 2019 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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salmon pink

noun

English Language Learners Definition of salmon pink

: an orange-pink color

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