Synonyms for beige
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : beyzh|
|Phonetic Transcription : beɪʒ|
Top 10 synonyms for beige Other synonyms for the word beige
Définition of beigeOrigin :
- 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
- 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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