Definition of kingfisher blue in English:

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kingfisher blue

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[mass noun]
A brilliant blue colour.
Example sentences
  • It looks like something out of a child's toy box: the old carriages are made of wood, painted a faded kingfisher blue, and they sit only ten people each.
  • Korea has long been famous for its boldly shaped white porcelains, its grayish punch'ong stonewares (a folk form popular for daily use) and elegant celadons in kingfisher blue - a rare shade of blue-green universally considered the most desirable color for a celadon glaze.

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