Definition of beige in English:


Syllabification: beige
Pronunciation: /bāZH


  • A pale sandy yellowish-brown color: tones of beige and green [as modifier]: a beige raincoat
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    • 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.
    fawn, pale brown, buff, sand, sandy, oatmeal, khaki, biscuit, coffee, coffee-colored, café au lait, camel, ecru


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

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