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sky blue

the color of the unclouded sky in daytime; azure.
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sky-blue, adjective Unabridged
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  • He gazed long into its sky-blue depth, and then asked if I had no idea what the inscription "Has" meant.

    Prince Zaleski M.P. Shiel
  • José alone looked the same, in his sky-blue livery and cockaded hat.

    The Free Lances Mayne Reid
  • His face was pale and reposeful, and there was a keen, quiet sparkle in his cool, sky-blue eyes.

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

    Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  • Yes, this was the crystal hall with the emerald lizards and the sky-blue snakes.

    Fairy Circles Unknown
  • Still others in sky-blue cottonade, product of the hand-mills of Attakapas.

    The Lone Ranche Captain Mayne Reid
  • My picture was suspended by a sky-blue ribbon: this was flame-colored.

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

    The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani
  • A calm "boy," in sky-blue gown, stood beside them, ready to speak.

    Dragon's blood Henry Milner Rideout
British Dictionary definitions for sky-blue

sky blue

  1. a light or pale blue colour
  2. (as adjective): a sky-blue jumper
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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