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powder blue

a pale blue diluted with gray.
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powder-blue, adjective Unabridged
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Examples from the web for powder blue
  • There are still cans of lavender, pink, and powder blue paint sitting in their garage.
  • Pale pink and powder blue, dingy yellow and that pukey lavender that turns my stomach.
  • The furniture in deep cherry was carefully chosen while cream walls with powder blue accents highlight the twin room.
  • Their grayish-brown overall color with powder blue shoulder patch, small size and erratic flight helps hunters identify them.
  • As the fish matures, it will change to a powder blue or deep purple.
British Dictionary definitions for powder blue

powder blue

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