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electric blue

a vivid, light-to-moderate blue color.
Origin of electric blue
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Her onscreen costume was a curiously intimate range of electric-blue mohair sweaters.

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  • Rick pointed to a school of about ten vivid little fish of electric-blue color.

    The Wailing Octopus Harold Leland Goodwin
  • We shall now see how the electric-blue dress will become you.

  • She broke off to address the woman who had now come back and was holding up the trailing breadths of the electric-blue gauze.

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British Dictionary definitions for electric-blue

electric blue

  1. a strong metallic blue colour
  2. (as adjective): an electric-blue evening dress
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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