Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See blue.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of blue tinged with lavender

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Examples

  • He noted the violet-blue shadows under her eyes, as he arose, without offering to touch her.

    CHAPTER XXX

  • Meadow clary – clusters of violet-blue flowers standing high on tall spikes.

    Plantwatch: a sight for sore eyes

  • Another plant in bloom is meadow clary, its clusters of gorgeous violet-blue flowers standing high on tall spikes.

    Plantwatch: a sight for sore eyes

  • “The Realtor told me,” she confided, violet-blue eyes shining.

    Naked Cruelty

  • Her violet-blue eyes seemed enormous in her gaunt face.

    DIAMOND RUBY

  • I used the smaller eye shadow brush to work the light violet-blue half-shimmer shadow on the eyelids and blended it using a no. 4 brush, brushing back and forth like a windshield wiper—blending, blending!

    Best in Beauty

  • She reached out with her extrasense, the chamber glowing with violet-blue light.

    Shadow Chase

  •  It's a purple, red, and violet-blue scarf to match the red silk shirt that I stole in Denver.

    Turtles Don't Have Hair

  • It's a purple, red, and violet-blue scarf to match the red silk shirt that I stole in Denver.

    Turtles Don't Have Hair

  • Carmine, purple (violet-red), and violet-blue look better next to blue than either green or fire blue.

    The Creation of Color in Eighteenth-Century Europe

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