powder blue

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noun

a pale blue diluted with gray.

Nearby words

  1. pow,
  2. powan,
  3. powassan encephalitis,
  4. poway,
  5. powder,
  6. powder boy,
  7. powder burn,
  8. powder charge,
  9. powder chest,
  10. powder compact

Origin of powder blue

First recorded in 1700–10

Related formspow·der-blue, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for powder blue

powder blue

noun

  1. a dusty pale blue colour
  2. (as adjective)a powder-blue coat
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