slate blue


Definition of slate blue

: a grayish-blue color

Examples of slate blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the Sainte Devote Rugby Tournament—an annual, day-long youth sports initiative sponsored by the princess's foundation—Charlene wore a slate blue A-line dress, belted at the waist, with simple black pumps. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, 11 June 2022 Charlotte wore a black wool coat by favored brand Amaia and slate blue Mary Janes. Quinci Legardye, Harper's BAZAAR, 4 June 2022 The light fixture that was added over the pool table is a very classic approach to a billiards light, but the shades on it are a slate blue, which lends a fresh spin. Joanne Kempinger Demski, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 26 May 2022 Around the corner, an existing pantry cabinet was altered from brown to a chalky slate blue. Krissa Rossbund, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 May 2022 The walls of the lobby area have been lacquered a delicious slate blue; the floor is veined black marble. Claire Messud, Travel + Leisure, 23 Apr. 2022 The palette was a soothing combination of neutrals — dove gray, light tan — with slate blue and plaid accents, while the cabinets that housed the safe and mini-bar resembled a cream-leather steamer trunk. Claire Messud, Travel + Leisure, 23 Apr. 2022 The group opted for coordinating suits in in shades of tan, white, and slate blue, but kept things from being too matchy-matchy with floral pins and brooches. Ana Escalante, Glamour, 3 Apr. 2022 The boys coordinated in tan, white, and slate blue Louis Vuitton suits embellished with floral pins. ELLE, 3 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of slate blue

1796, in the meaning defined above

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18 Jun 2022

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“Slate blue.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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