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salmon pink

salmon (defs 4, 5).
Origin of salmon pink
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Do you want a solemn place with red plush or with salmon pink brocade?

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • As for the trousers striped in salmon pink, they shrieked like a siren.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • Tracey Miles flushed a salmon pink, and his wife's fingers clutched at his hand warningly.

    Murder at Bridge Anne Austin
  • The coat was striped in purple and green, the trousers in a delicate shade of salmon pink.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • Her face was turned toward the west, where shone that mingling of orange and rose known as salmon pink.

    Half Portions Edna Ferber
  • The under-dress is salmon pink satin, the front all covered with flowers to match the embroidery.

    Letters of a Diplomat's Wife Mary King Waddington
  • Here, like Aurora, stepped Antonio in salmon pink; there, was a construction of red and green rings on a white background.

    The Bonadventure Edmund Blunden
  • The colour ranged at first from light heliotrope to flatman's blue, but later was standardized as salmon pink.

    The Story of the "9th King's" in France Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  • The base and the top are a rich blue heavily gilded, and the dragon handles are a salmon pink.

    Chats on Old Earthenware Arthur Hayden
British Dictionary definitions for salmon pink

salmon pink

  1. a yellowish-pink colour, sometimes with an orange tinge
  2. (as adjective): a salmon-pink hat
Sometimes shortened to salmon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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