salmon pink

noun

Definition of salmon pink

: a strong yellowish pink

Examples of salmon pink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After a bit of legwork, the inspectors determined that the shipment consisted of Brazilian whiteknee tarantulas and Brazilian salmon pink bird-eating tarantulas. Jason Bittel, National Geographic, "Finding a forever home for trafficked tarantulas," 16 Sep. 2020 The facade is a simple design with square windows, painted pale beige and accented with a strip of salmon pink that creates an arrow pattern with the roofline peak as the arrow’s head (and, of course, includes a large clock). Vivian Morelli, New York Times, "At the Heart of France’s Watch Country," 19 Feb. 2020 The first port of call on the whistle-stop tour of the new collection is a salmon pink suit, the proportions of which speak to her gender-bending sensibilities: bold in the shoulder and baggy through the leg. Chioma Nnadi, Vogue, "Rihanna on Her Debut Fenty Collection—And Making History Two-Times Over," 23 May 2019 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

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First Known Use of salmon pink

1882, in the meaning defined above

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30 Sep 2020

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“Salmon pink.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/salmon%20pink. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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salmon pink

noun

English Language Learners Definition of salmon pink

: an orange-pink color

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