Definition of earth tone in English:

earth tone

Syllabification: earth tone


A rich warm color with a brownish hue.
More example sentences
  • There are only six color areas, each in a rich but muted earth tone.
  • It was similar to Nanaki's room but was a blue color instead of an earth tone.
  • Depending on his belt and shoe combination, your husband can choose to wear his trousers with just about any earth tone, any shade of gray, black or brown, and even white.

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