- delicate whitish to yellow pink.
Origin of shell pink
First recorded in 1885–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for shell pink
He did not look at her, but he knew that a shell-pink wave had washed into the wan face.Oh, You Tex!
William Macleod Raine
The pedestal was of shell-pink marble, carved in delicate bas-relief.Fairfax and His Pride
Marie Van Vorst
A shell-pink tinge crept into the milky skin of the Irish girl.The Yukon Trail</p>
William MacLeod Raine
Arrayed in a shell-pink kimono, she was having her nails manicured.Miss Mink's Soldier and Other Stories
Alice Hegan Rice
It is very lovely in this shell-pink light of early morning, it could not have looked lovelier when Sir Walter estimated it.The Spell of Scotland</p>