shell pink


: a light yellowish pink

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Introduce accent colors like deeper blues and shell pink with a light hand. Jennifer Cegielski, Better Homes & Gardens, 29 Mar. 2023 Shop the tote in black, tan, gray heron, calendula, shell pink, and brilliant red. Kristi Kellogg, Condé Nast Traveler, 15 Nov. 2022 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 The 38 mm-series dials come in a choice of Atlantic blue, bay green, sandstone, saffron and terracotta, while the 34mm references weigh in with dials of sea blue, lagoon green, sandstone, shell pink or lavender. Carol Besler, Robb Report, 11 Mar. 2022 Nearby is the miniature Joanne Pring, which opens a rosy pink that fades to a shell pink. Washington Post, 30 June 2021 The 85-year-old designer did so through color, mixing earthy coffee brown with royal blue, black with shell pink and ice green. Washington Post, 22 Sep. 2019 See More

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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 4 Jun. 2023.

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