sky blue


: a pale to light blue color

Examples of sky blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Turner was dressed in a blue version of the iconic Clueless blazer with light-wash jeans, sky blue velvet heels, and a Louis Vuitton purse, while Hadid embraced the pantsless trend in a black shirt jacket, pantyhoes, and leather calf-length boots. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 5 Nov. 2023 Dining Room Fresh sky blues like Stardew (HGSW9138) in dining room spaces balance a traditional and chic look, perfect for displaying large pieces of artwork. Dominique Fluker, Essence, 1 Sep. 2023 The 10 Best Amazon Deals to Shop This Week — Including a Stick Vacuum for $245 Less Choose between 13 colors, including neutrals like black, gray, and white, bright shades like lilac and sky blue, or various beiges that will blend in under white shirts. Claire Harmeyer, Peoplemag, 25 Sep. 2023 The styles are sporty, big, and full of colors like sky blue, baby pink, and cream. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 15 Sep. 2023 The foundation has hired more than 2,000 local guides and backpack carriers, organized in teams with numbered T-shirts of varying colors — lime green, butter yellow, sky blue — like members of an amateur soccer league. Julie Turkewitz Federico Rios, New York Times, 14 Sep. 2023 Available in eight sizes, from XXS to 3X, and seven colours — including taupe, grey, and sky blue — the curve-hugging best-seller, called the Soft Lounge Long Slip Dress, has garnered over 110 million views on TikTok, according to Skims. Eliza Huber,, 20 July 2023 On a May date night with Rihanna at Carbone, Rocky paired a sky blue Goyard Saint Louis with his simple white tee, jeans, flannel, and puffer. Hannah Jackson, Vogue, 4 Oct. 2023 Not only does the suitcase come in a whopping 17 color options — including bright green, blush pink, sky blue, and cheery yellow — but it can also be personalized with your name, initials, emojis, or, for an extra-unique touch, a custom picture of your pet. Lauren Dana Ellman, Travel + Leisure, 29 Sep. 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1681, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sky blue was in 1681

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“Sky blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

Kids Definition

sky blue

: a pale to light blue
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