sky blue


Definition of sky blue 

: a pale to light blue color

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Malik spiced up the top with loose trousers and a pair of sky blue Nike sneakers. Liana Satenstein, Vogue, "Are Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid Official? The Proof Is in the Clothing," 29 June 2018 The front door and trim on tall storefront windows are painted sky blue and a stone walkway leads to the entrance. Sheryl Julian,, "The popular bakery-cafe Honeycomb in Hamilton celebrates its first year," 2 July 2018 The queen, dressed in sky blue, rode by herself in an open carriage. Laura Smith-spark, CNN, "Duke and Duchess of Sussex join Queen's birthday parade," 9 June 2018 Putnam paired those organic-feeling blush tones with putty, pistachio, indigo, sky blue, rose and dragonfruit for a color scheme that would suit a fairy tale romantic and a globe-trotting bohemienne. Putnam & Putnam, Harper's BAZAAR, "Introducing: The Wedding Colors For Spring," 17 Jan. 2017 For her past five engagements, Markle has stuck with muted colors: Neutral beige, pale pink, and sky blue. Halie Lesavage, Glamour, "It Sure Looks Like the Queen Inspired Meghan Markle's Latest Outfit Choice," 5 July 2018 The Queen rode in her own carriage wearing a sky blue coat and dress by Stuart Parvin and a hat by Angela Kelly. Erin Hill,, "Meghan Markle Shows Off Her Post-Honeymoon Glow as She Arrives for Her First Trooping the Colour," 9 June 2018 The queen, who wore a sky blue coat and dress by Stuart Parvin and a hat by Angela Kelly, traveled alone in an Ascot Landau. Danica Kirka, The Seattle Times, "Harry and Meghan turn out for Trooping the Color spectacle," 9 June 2018 The formal dining room has original wainscot and walls painted sky blue with a pattern of gold stenciled fleur-de-lis. Janet Eastman,, "Glory days return to gilded 1882 Italianate mansion built for Portland shoe merchant (photos)," 24 Apr. 2018

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English Language Learners Definition of sky blue

: a pale to light blue color

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