Definitions

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  • n. A foam created by the agitation of seawater.

Etymologies

sea +‎ foam (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Her dress is a color called seafoam, a color perfectly balanced between the palest blue and the palest green.

    Good in Bed

  • He pointed at a late-model sedan with a paint job the manufacturer called "seafoam" or "teal."

    Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine

  • They proved to be the so-called "seafoam" biscuit from New York.

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  • The girl at the Bridal Barn said the color’s called seafoam, but that’s really more of a green-sounding thing, I think.

    Good in Bed

  • "seafoam" cam Aphrodite, Zeus 'impregnation of women in the form of not just a swan but a goat and a "shower of gold", some blasphemous king being cursed so that his daughter fell in love with a bull and constructed a special wooden apparatus in order to have intercourse with the bull and thus birth the cursed beast called the minotaur who eventually got tossed into a labyrinth.

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  • Even before I turned thirteen, I fantasized about my twenties, imagining myself breaking free from the confines of my seafoam green bedroom, my future accomplishments sure indicators that the hushed conversations where I was referred to as selfish, lazy, and ungrateful for forgetting to put away the dishes were completely unfounded.

    Velcro Shoes, a Cardboard Computer, and Other Signs of Brilliance

  • Country Barbie Alaina did her best work in a hideous seafoam nightmare on Lee Ann Womack's "I Hope You Dance."

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  • We write up an exhaustive list, type them out on fancy paper with our beloved seafoam green Coronado, tape them up on our wall, and forget about them immediately.

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  • In muted tans and seafoam greens, the colors and fabrics felt homey and there was even a cashmere throw in a closet cubby in case it got chilly.

    Dr. Irene S. Levine: Cruising the Mediterranean: A Speed Date on Oceania Marina

  • Many layers-just like the paint that coverd up the seafoam walls … for Dylan there is more to his work than just the paintings themselves.

    BRUSH STROKES • by Ruth Schiffmann

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  • An old-fashioned candy that is light and airy, which is the reason it is called seafoam.

    January 24, 2008

  • Clearly, you're not using your seafoam-colored glasses.

    October 17, 2007

  • There's something I've never understood about seafoam (or sea foam) as a color word. All the seafoam I've ever seen is white. I've never seen any green seafoam.

    Why? Why?

    October 17, 2007