turquoise blue


: a light greenish blue that is paler and slightly bluer than average turquoise

Examples of turquoise blue in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The view of the Adriatic Sea from Caesar Augustus, one of several stops on the writer's Italian tour Courtesy Caesar Augustus But for every strenuous afternoon there were tranquil evenings, like spending one night at the Caesar Augustus overlooking the turquoise blue waters of the Adriatic Sea. Rob Ledonne, Condé Nast Traveler, 29 Mar. 2024 Dressed in a vibrant turquoise blue, it was inspired by the Yas Marina F1 Grand Prix circuit in Abu Dhabi. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 21 Nov. 2023 The sand seems a little softer, the ocean slightly more turquoise blue, and the sun shines just the smallest bit brighter. Tara Massouleh McCay, Southern Living, 6 Dec. 2023 Press a button on the steering wheel rim and the lights turn turquoise blue. Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN, 12 Oct. 2023 Here, designer Leah Ring went all in matching the tiled floors of this primary bathroom to the turquoise blue walls and vanity. Parker Bowie Larson, ELLE Decor, 30 June 2023 In stark contrast to the orange, one turquoise blue eye stares out over an empty bedroom where the portrait is hung. John Tufts, The Indianapolis Star, 8 Mar. 2023 The classrooms have high ceilings, adorned with acoustic turquoise blue hexagon panels, that work together with the carpeted floors to minimize echoes and outside noise — something that is especially important for students learning English and for special education students, Dulgeroff said. San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Nov. 2022 He was last seen wearing a turquoise blue T-shirt, turquoise blue pants and black and blue Adidas shoes. Sophie Carson, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 24 Apr. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1799, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of turquoise blue was in 1799

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“Turquoise blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turquoise%20blue. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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