shell pink


: a light yellowish pink

Examples of shell pink in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Shop the tote in black, tan, gray heron, calendula, shell pink, and brilliant red. Kristi Kellogg, Condé Nast Traveler, 4 Apr. 2024 Today’s pink is more lustrous, with deeper tones radiating from palest shell pink to deep magenta and orchid. Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Flower Colors Range from cherry-red to shell pink to fairest white. Steve Bender, Southern Living, 28 Jan. 2024 His signature palette of black, off-white and navy was updated with soft earth tones including amber, taupe and shell pink, and silhouettes ranged from coats with sculptural gathered sleeves to flowing tunics that can be transformed, via zippers, into shift dresses. Gage Daughdrill, New York Times, 20 Sep. 2023 This stunning purse comes in two vibrant colors (a cobalt blue and shell pink shade) that both play well into the color palette of the season. Merrell Readman, Travel + Leisure, 27 July 2023 Introduce accent colors like deeper blues and shell pink with a light hand. Jennifer Cegielski, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Mar. 2023 The 10-unit apartment building in Ocean Beach looks like many others in San Diego: a row of parking spots out front, a few skinny palm trees that cast shards of shade against a shell pink façade. Roxana Popescu, San Diego Union-Tribune, 29 Oct. 2022 Introduce accent colors like deeper blues and shell pink with a very light hand. Jennifer Cegielski, Better Homes & Gardens, 7 July 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1887, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shell pink was in 1887

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“Shell pink.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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