turquoise blue

noun

Definition of 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 For an unforgettable stop along your road trip, dive into this turquoise blue swimming hole located just off Route 66. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, "16 Route 66 Attractions Worth a Stop," 1 Aug. 2020 Late Sunday night, the actress debuted turquoise blue hair in a selfie on Instagram. Aimee Simeon, refinery29.com, "Hilary Duff’s Quarantine Hair Change Is Her Most Dramatic One Yet," 14 Apr. 2020 Named for a distinctive turquoise blue caused by the water’s mineral content, Agua Azul is a series of cascades, some nearly 20 feet (6 meters) high, located deep in the rainforest. Washington Post, "Back to Chiapas 25 years after covering rebel uprising," 27 Aug. 2019 The images that populate the location’s Instagram page show a serene, turquoise blue lake offering a slice of a tropical paradise, but in Siberia. Melissa Locker, Time, "Warning That Gorgeous Turquoise Blue Lake Is Actually a Toxic Waste Dump Doesn't Stop the Selfies," 11 July 2019 Despite the criticisms and lukewarm film reviews, the risky undertaking has rekindled a love affair with genie pants, DJ Khaled and turquoise blue. Lorraine Ali, latimes.com, "From ‘Aladdin’ to Galaxy’s Edge, how Hollywood interprets Arab culture," 14 June 2019 The couple had posted photos of themselves on Facebook enjoying time on the beach, wading in the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean, riding all-terrain vehicles and cruising on a boat. The Washington Post, The Mercury News, "3 Americans tourists found dead in same Dominican Republic resort within 5 days," 6 June 2019 The couple posted photos of themselves on Facebook enjoying time on the beach, wading in the turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean, riding all-terrain vehicles and cruising on a boat. Washington Post, "3 Americans found dead in same Dominican Republic resort within 5 days," 5 June 2019 Exploring Qatar's natural beauty is also a must, and Arabian Adventures provides half- and full-day desert safari tours that careen across golden sand dunes and stop at Khor Al Udeid, Qatar's inland sea with turquoise blue waters. Jenna Scatena, Condé Nast Traveler, "Why Doha Is Much More Than a Stopover Destination," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of turquoise blue

1799, in the meaning defined above

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12 Aug 2020

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“Turquoise blue.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turquoise%20blue. Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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