beige


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beige

 (bāzh)
n.
1. A light grayish brown or yellowish brown to grayish yellow.
2. A soft fabric of undyed, unbleached wool.
adj.
Light grayish-brown or yellowish-brown to grayish-yellow.

[French, fine woolen fabric left in its natural color, from Old French bege, perhaps from shortening of Old Italian bambagia, cotton wool, ultimately from Medieval Latin bombax, cotton; see bombazine.]

beige

(beɪʒ)
n
1. (Colours)
a. a very light brown, sometimes with a yellowish tinge, similar to the colour of undyed wool
b. (as adjective): beige gloves.
2. (Textiles) a fabric made of undyed or unbleached wool
[C19: from Old French, of obscure origin]

beige

(beɪʒ)

n.
1. a very light grayish brown, as the color of undyed wool.
adj.
2. of the color beige.
[1855–60; < French; Old French bege]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.beige - a very light brownbeige - a very light brown      
light brown - a brown that is light but unsaturated
Adj.1.beige - of a light greyish-brown colorbeige - of a light greyish-brown color  
chromatic - being or having or characterized by hue

beige

noun & adjective fawn, coffee, cream, sand, neutral, mushroom, tan, biscuit, camel, buff, cinnamon, khaki, oatmeal, ecru, café au lait (French) a pair of beige shorts see shades of brown, shades of yellow
Translations
بِلَوْن الصّوفبِيجْلَوْن الصّوف
béžovýbéžová barva
beige
beež
beigebeesi
bež
bézsbézs színûbézsszín
ljósbrúnnljósbrúnn, grábrúnn
ベージュの
베이지색의
smėlio spalvasmėlio spalvõs
smilškrāsasmilškrāsas-
béžová farbabéžový
beige
สีน้ำตาลอ่อน
bejbej rengi
màu be

beige

[beɪʒ]
A. ADJ(color) beige inv
B. Nbeige m

beige

[ˈbeɪʒ]
adjbeige
n (= colour) → beige m

beige

adjbeige
nBeige nt

beige

[beɪʒ] adj & nbeige (m) inv

beige

(beiʒ) noun
a pale pinkish-yellow colour.
adjective
a beige hat.

beige

بِيجْ béžový beige beige μπεζ beige, beis beige beige bež beige ベージュの 베이지색의 beige beige beżowy bege бежевый beige สีน้ำตาลอ่อน bej màu be 浅褐色的
References in classic literature ?
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.
The dress was a sombre grayish beige, untrimmed and unbraided, and she wore a small turban of the same dull hue, relieved only by a suspicion of white feather in the side.
There is a mixture of beige and pale grey called greige, which offers an excellent alternative to stark whites.
Researchers analysed belly fat samples from 55 people to see if fat taken in winter was becoming beige.
Most of the 12 districts across the country noted increases in manufacturing activity since the March report, with particular strength being seen in industries related to residential construction and automobiles, the Beige Book said.
Sildenafil turned increasingly to the animals, the white fat cells, which are also integrated into the "problem areas" of the man in beige fat cells.
Since the previous Beige Book report, activity in the New York and Philadelphia districts rebounded from the immediate impacts of Hurricane Sandy.
Richard Bartlett of Bartlett, Hartley and Mulkey Architects PA described the tile as "Jura Stone Light Beige (light tan) and Jura Stone Blue-gray," both of which originated in Germany.
THE Boys in Blue are to become the Boys in Beige when they operate out of France.
BEIGE SWEATER WITH BLACK BOW TIE BACK DETAIL PS39 MISS SELFRIDGE
Best bedroom colours in order: Purple, Red, Sky blue, Pink, Black, Navy blue, Yellow, Orange, Brown, White, Beige, Green, Grey.
Although the economy continued to grow, ''the pace has moderated in many districts,'' the Fed said in the latest Beige Book.