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beige

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Pronunciation: /beɪʒ
 
, beɪdʒ
 
/

Definition of beige in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A pale sandy fawn colour: tones of beige and green [as modifier]: a beige raincoat
More example sentences
  • Twenty-two blended shades of blues, greens, reds and beiges were studied and formulated into five accepted tones for the aircraft cabins.
  • Long stretches of peeling-paint one and two storey buildings, with molded plastic signs whose reds and whites are well on their way to turning to muted pinks and beiges.
  • She also said buyers are tired of beige on beige, and blue is an excellent alternative.
Synonyms
fawn, brownish-yellow, pale brown, buff, sand, sandy, oatmeal, wheaten, biscuit, coffee, coffee-coloured, café au lait, camel, kasha, ecru, taupe, stone, stone-coloured, mushroom, putty, greige;
neutral, natural, naturelle

Origin

mid 19th century (denoting a usually undyed and unbleached woollen fabric of this colour): from French, of unknown ultimate origin.

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