navy blue

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noun

a dark blue.

Nearby words

  1. navsat,
  2. navstar global positioning system,
  3. navvy,
  4. navy,
  5. navy bean,
  6. navy cross,
  7. navy cut,
  8. navy gray,
  9. navy list,
  10. navy plug

Origin of navy blue

First recorded in 1830–40

Related formsna·vy-blue, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for navy blue

navy blue

noun

  1. a dark blue colour
  2. (as adjective)a navy-blue suit
Sometimes shortened to: navy

Word Origin for navy blue

C19: from the colour of the British naval uniform

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