electric blue



a vivid, light-to-moderate blue color.

Nearby words

  1. electret,
  2. electric,
  3. electric arc,
  4. electric arc welding,
  5. electric blanket,
  6. electric catfish,
  7. electric cell,
  8. electric chair,
  9. electric charge,
  10. electric circuit

Origin of electric blue

First recorded in 1890–95

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Examples from the Web for electric blue

  • Her onscreen costume was a curiously intimate range of electric-blue mohair sweaters.

  • She broke off to address the woman who had now come back and was holding up the trailing breadths of the electric-blue gauze.

    Fennel and Rue|William Dean Howells
  • Rick pointed to a school of about ten vivid little fish of electric-blue color.

    The Wailing Octopus|Harold Leland Goodwin
  • We shall now see how the electric-blue dress will become you.

British Dictionary definitions for electric blue

electric blue


  1. a strong metallic blue colour
  2. (as adjective)an electric-blue evening dress
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