Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

salmon pink

noun
1.
salmon (defs 4, 5).
Origin of salmon pink
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for salmon pink
Historical Examples
  • As for the trousers striped in salmon pink, they shrieked like a siren.

    Good References E. J. Rath
  • Do you want a solemn place with red plush or with salmon pink brocade?

    Three Soldiers John Dos Passos
  • The coat was striped in purple and green, the trousers in a delicate shade of salmon pink.

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

    Murder at Bridge

    Anne Austin
  • 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
  • Her face was turned toward the west, where shone that mingling of orange and rose known as salmon pink.

    Half Portions Edna Ferber
British Dictionary definitions for salmon pink

salmon pink

noun
1.
  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
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for salmon pink

Word Value for salmon

8
11
Scrabble Words With Friends