salmon pink


: a strong yellowish pink

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web In an image with co-star Ashton Kutcher and the Netflix film's writer/director Aline Brosh McKenna (who also wrote The Devil Wears Prada!), Reese had on a salmon pink, knee-length skirt. Nicola Fumo, Peoplemag, 22 Feb. 2023 This button-front style comes in short and long-sleeve options, in colors including crisp white, salmon pink, and sky blue. Nicola Fumo, Peoplemag, 21 Feb. 2023 These classic, businesslike suits have become a staple for Middleton, who keeps things from getting too staid by introducing bold color—burgundy, bright purple, and salmon pink, as well as white or navy. Vogue, Glamour, 25 Jan. 2023 Callum, sporting his bright white pants, salmon pink button up, and nearly shoulder-length blonde hair, grew up in New England, but has spent the majority of his career working in and owning restaurants in New York. Globe Staff,, 11 July 2022 The lack of sleep was worth the morning light coloring mountain tips a bright salmon pink. Washington Post, 29 Apr. 2022 Throughout the episode, Amanda Seales' character, Tiffany DuBois, wore outfits featuring AKA's salmon pink and apple green colors. Dory Jackson,, 26 Oct. 2021 Grace's color scheme primarily features a beachy color palette of salmon pink, aqua and cream. Sophie Dodd,, 7 Sep. 2021 Its current color is best described as a very pale salmon pink. Geoff Gaherty, Scientific American, 30 Nov. 2012 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1882, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of salmon pink was in 1882

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Cite this Entry

“Salmon pink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

salmon pink

: a strong yellowish pink
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