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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 ?
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.
It was of excellent material, a sort of beige, but it bore unmistakable signs of having been worn before.
If you have golden tones in your skin go for creamy, caramel-toned nudes and warm beiges.
Global creative director for Chanel Peter Philips discovered portrait sketches and handprints of the fashion icon which gave him inspiration, which features shades of blossom around beiges, browns and khaki.
Skin tones will range from white to dark brown with all shades of warm and cool beiges in between.
What we're seeing is the beiges and neutrals have more tint.