The conference room on the third floor of the New York Helmsley hotel is rather dourly decorated in a palette of brown and beige.
It is two dozen black, two dozen beige and two dozen white, not two thousand of each.
The speaker was wearing a pair of beige shorts—pleated, alas—and a pale blue-and-white striped polo.
Dressed entirely in beige, working the A-1 cash register, it was clear that Walt no longer wanted to be Heisenberg.
Before the race, he had entered the grandstands waving his beige Stetson in the air, as if already on a victory lap.
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.
In giving a brownish hue to such light colors as beige, ecru, etc., it is invaluable.
Her peignoir of beige, embroidered with red silk, was evidently of Parisian manufacture.
She was daintily dressed in some sort of beige chiffon with pearls about her neck, and had easy, pleasant manners.
The riders converged on one of the straight cars, a beige mini-van, and crowded around it.
1858, "fine woolen fabric," from dialectal French beige "yellowish-gray, brownish-gray," from Old French bege "the natural color of wool and cotton; raw, not dyed" (13c.), of obscure origin. "Das Wort lebt namentlich in der Bourgogne und Fr. Comté, daneben aber auch im Südwesten" [Gamillscheg]. As a shade of color, it is attested from 1879. As an adjective by 1879.
Boring; insipid; ho-hum (1980s+ High-school students)