Definitions

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  • adj. of a pale purple color

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Ms. Versace, dressed in a lilac-colored gown of her own design, arrived on the arm of actor (and Versace model!)

    Merry Maids A-Milking! Did Madonna Have More Than Moo on Her Mind?

  • Maryam Rajavi is dressed in a Chanel-style suit with her skirt at midcalf, lilac-colored pumps and a matching headscarf.

    IRAN: THE SPYING GAME

  • A lilac-colored turtleneck showed above her black robe.

    The Life You Longed For

  • She was wearing a floaty, lilac-colored dress with matching high heels; her hair was sleek and shiny.

    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

  • His lilac-colored words, floating in my inner-vision against the intricate silhouettes of my jali screens, were bright pleasures in those high summer days.

    The Year's Best Science Fiction 23rd Annual Collection

  • His lilac-colored words, floating in my inner-vision against the intricate silhouettes of my _jali_ screens, were bright pleasures in those high summer days.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • FĂ©lix Ventura studies the newspapers as he has his dinner, leafing through them carefully, and if an article catches his eye he marks it with his pen, in lilac-colored ink.

    The Book of Chameleons

  • She had changed out of her flowing robes and into a lilac-colored suit Kildy told me later was a Zac Posen, and her diamond-studded necklace and earrings rattled.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He was a dapper old man, who always wore a black silk neckerchief around his red, flabby neck, and a thick, lilac-colored waistcoat of velvet around his body.

    Mother

  • The whole day long she would move around like a squirrel in a wheel, cook dinner, and boil lilac-colored gelatin and glue for the proclamations.

    Mother

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