Definition of taupe in English:

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taupe

Pronunciation: /təʊp/

noun

[mass noun]
Grey with a tinge of brown: [as modifier]: a taupe overcoat
More example sentences
  • The colour taupe is perfect for grey or blonde hair.
  • For a subtle look, use a slightly darker or lighter hue of the main color (i.e. beige and taupe, navy and royal blue, purple and violet).
  • Along with taupe and chocolate brown, one of this season's hottest shades is a muted heather (lavender with a bit of gray).

Origin

Early 20th century: from French, literally 'mole, moleskin', from Latin talpa.

Words that rhyme with taupe

aslope, cope, dope, elope, grope, hope, interlope, lope, mope, nope, ope, pope, rope, scope, soap, tope, trope

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