sky blue


the color of the unclouded sky in daytime; azure.

Origin of sky blue

First recorded in 1720–30
Related formssky-blue, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for sky blue

blue, cerulean, bluish

Examples from the Web for sky blue

Contemporary Examples of sky blue

Historical Examples of sky blue

  • Then, I will have but one dress of sky-blue silk for the wedding.

    The Book of Khalid

    Ameen Rihani

  • So, putting on his sky-blue armour, he went forth and found the knight.

  • Its tail is sky-blue, with some of the pennæ of a light rose colour.

  • José alone looked the same, in his sky-blue livery and cockaded hat.

    The Free Lances

    Mayne Reid

  • Why the deuce did I come here in a sky-blue domino, or any domino at all?

    Olla Podrida

    Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)

British Dictionary definitions for sky blue

sky blue


  1. a light or pale blue colour
  2. (as adjective)a sky-blue jumper
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