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Origin of beige
Words nearby beige
Example sentences from the Web for beige
Before the race, he had entered the grandstands waving his beige Stetson in the air, as if already on a victory lap.Why California Chrome’s Fairy Tale Didn’t End Happily Ever After|Michael Fensom|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Dressed entirely in beige, working the A-1 cash register, it was clear that Walt no longer wanted to be Heisenberg.Latest ‘Breaking Bad’ Episode, ‘Ozymandias,’ Is Most Action-Packed Yet|Andrew Romano|September 16, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Her beige niqab (a conservative Islamic headdress that shows only the eyes) was stained from hours of crying.
I see the blue and I see the beige and I see two peoples with complex, overlapping ties to the same land.
The conference room on the third floor of the New York Helmsley hotel is rather dourly decorated in a palette of brown and beige.Camp Fashion Design Draws Budding Designers To New York|Robin Givhan|July 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her peignoir of beige, embroidered with red silk, was evidently of Parisian manufacture.The Downfall|Emile Zola
She was daintily dressed in some sort of beige chiffon with pearls about her neck, and had easy, pleasant manners.Diplomatic Days|Edith O'Shaughnessy
In giving a brownish hue to such light colors as beige, ecru, etc., it is invaluable.The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer|Alexander Paul
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.Adventures of Sherlock Holmes|A. Conan Doyle
Harry noticed she was wearing a beige knit suit with a neckline that spoke volumes.The Observers|G. L. Vandenburg
British Dictionary definitions for beige
- a very light brown, sometimes with a yellowish tinge, similar to the colour of undyed wool
- (as adjective)beige gloves