straw-coloured


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straw-coloured

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straw-colored

adj
(Colours) pale yellow in colour
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.straw-coloured - having the color of dry straw
colored, coloured, colorful - having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; "colored crepe paper"; "the film was in color"; "amber-colored heads of grain"
Translations

straw-coloured

straw-colored (US) [ˈstrɔːkʌləd] ADJpajizo, (de) color de paja

straw-coloured

[ˈstrɔːˌkʌləd] adjcolor paglia inv
References in classic literature ?
Within the first week of my passion, I bought four sumptuous waistcoats - not for myself; I had no pride in them; for Dora - and took to wearing straw-coloured kid gloves in the streets, and laid the foundations of all the corns I have ever had.
Never marry a woman with straw-coloured hair, Dorian," he said after a few puffs.
A youngish man with flaxen hair, a bristly straw-coloured moustache, and a dropping nether lip, was sitting and holding my wrist.
But as meantime I had been emptying my Venetian goblet with a certain regularity (the amount of heat given out by that iron stove was amazing; it parched one's throat, and the straw-coloured wine didn't seem much stronger than so much pleasantly flavoured water) the voices and the impressions they conveyed acquired something fantastic to my mind.
You can't be too careful, especially toward spring," he said, heaping his plate with straw-coloured griddle- cakes and drowning them in golden syrup.
completely off,' and kissed their straw-coloured kid gloves till they were no longer visible.
The moody man-servant, with his monstrous black gloves, was almost a nightmare; Royce, the secretary, was solid enough, a big bull of a man, in tweeds, with a short beard; but the straw-coloured beard was startlingly salted with grey like the tweeds, and the broad forehead was barred with premature wrinkles.
He is pale, thin, ugly, silent; he has thin legs, no chest, hay-coloured whiskers, and straw-coloured hair.
Rebecca is a droll funny creature, to be sure; and those descriptions of the poor lady weeping for the loss of her beauty, and the gentleman "with hay-coloured whiskers and straw-coloured hair," are very smart, doubtless, and show a great knowledge of the world.
The host had gone below to the cellar, and had brought up bottles of ruby, straw-coloured, and golden drinks, which had ripened long ago in lands where no fogs are, and had since lain slumbering in the shade.
99, Majestic) If you love a straw-coloured chardonnay that's full-flavoured and lightly oaked, this elegant style slides easily over the palate.