Origin of mauve
Words nearby mauve
How to use mauve in a sentence
Meet STEVE, the northern lights in mauve Say hello to a new member of the colorful night sky, STEVE.
The aurora looked like a ribbon of pink or mauve light, sometimes with "picket fence" columns of green light passing through the ribbon.New analysis confirms hypothesis for source of mysterious auroral “dunes”|Jennifer Ouellette|May 13, 2021|Ars Technica
The movie’s images are rendered in soft, suedelike tones, mauves and grays and shadowy taupes, colors that speak of either giving up or hanging on, depending on your mood.Roy Andersson's Quietly Gorgeous About Endlessness Explores Questions for Which There Are No Answers|Stephanie Zacharek|April 29, 2021|Time
The unusual sky glow’s mauve arc looks a bit like an aurora, but isn’t.
Scientists have broken the light of STEVE’s mauve streak into its many individual wavelengths.Newfound ‘dunes’ is among weirdest of northern lights|Maria Temming|March 9, 2020|Science News For Students
The village houses are done up in pale gray and mauve and preside over lawns so neat and green they look like carpeting.The Stacks: The Searing Story of How Murder Stalked a Tiny New York Town|E. Jean Carroll|April 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The opening look combined a light turquoise, slinky evening gown with a mauve headpiece.
The palette was gentle and pretty, focusing on rose pinks, lavenders, dusky mauve, mint, faun and pale lemon.
Wool lace blouses with dolman sleeves topped slim matching skirts in shades of pea green and mauve.Rodarte Channels Australia In Fall Show for New York Fashion Week|Robin Givhan|February 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The eddies beyond the breakwater were a light and delicate mauve and looked nervously alive.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
This time there was a faint scream in answer and a mauve-and-white bonnet bobbed agitatedly up the road.
Oh, yes, and he wants you to send him some new pajamas—only two or three pairs, and you're not to send him mauve ones.Happy House|Betsey Riddle, Freifrau von Hutten zum Stolzenberg
These Chian cigarettes in their diaphanous paper of mildest mauve would suit your oddly remote, your curiously shy glance.Sinister Street, vol. 1|Compton Mackenzie
In the sky, splinters of mauve tore at curtains of purplish flame.Hunters Out of Space|Joseph Everidge Kelleam
British Dictionary definitions for mauve
- any of various pale to moderate pinkish-purple or bluish-purple colours
- (as adjective)a mauve flower