Synonyms for beige

Grammar : Noun
Spell : beyzh
Phonetic Transcription : beɪʒ

Top 10 synonyms for beige Other synonyms for the word beige

Définition of beige

Origin :
  • 1858, "fine woolen fabric," from dialectal French beige "yellowish-gray, brownish-gray," from Old French bege "the natural color of wool and cotton; raw, not dyed" (13c.), of obscure origin. "Das Wort lebt namentlich in der Bourgogne und Fr. Comté, daneben aber auch im Südwesten" [Gamillscheg]. As a shade of color, it is attested from 1879. As an adjective by 1879.
  • noun light brown color
Example sentences :
  • Her peignoir of beige, embroidered with red silk, was evidently of Parisian manufacture.
  • Extract from : « The Downfall » by Emile Zola
  • In giving a brownish hue to such light colors as beige, ecru, etc., it is invaluable.
  • Extract from : « The Practical Ostrich Feather Dyer » by Alexander Paul
  • She was daintily dressed in some sort of beige chiffon with pearls about her neck, and had easy, pleasant manners.
  • Extract from : « Diplomatic Days » by Edith O'Shaughnessy
  • The riders converged on one of the straight cars, a beige mini-van, and crowded around it.
  • Extract from : « Makers » by Cory Doctorow
  • Harry noticed she was wearing a beige knit suit with a neckline that spoke volumes.
  • Extract from : « The Observers » by G. L. Vandenburg
  • It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.
  • Extract from : « Adventures of Sherlock Holmes » by A. Conan Doyle
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