Definitions

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  • adjective Somewhat mauve

Etymologies

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mauve +‎ -ish

Examples

  • Kanye West known for being at the forefront of fashion, here he goes all out with a mauvish pink velvet jacket and baby pink turtle neck to match.

    Alan Au: Oscar Loosens Up and So Do His Leading Men

  • Her wavy hair, which was a surprising mauvish white, was swept back off her face.

    Surviving With Wolves

  • The conspicuous flowers are mauvish-pink, purple or greenish-white in colour, about 2.5 cm in length and borne on stout axilliary peduncles.

    Chapter 6

  • The process left his eyelids and the pouches under his eyes mauvish.

    Final Curtain

  • Tall, slim, and elegant of appearance, Narcisse Habert had a clear complexion, with eyes of a bluish, almost mauvish, hue, a fair frizzy beard, and long curling fair hair cut short over the forehead in the

    The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Volume 1

  • Pierre's stupefaction, however, increased as he listened to Narcisse, whose somewhat studied elegance, whose curly hair cut in the Florentine fashion, and whose blue, mauvish eyes paling with enthusiasm he now for the first time remarked.

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris

  • Tall, slim, and elegant of appearance, Narcisse Habert had a clear complexion, with eyes of a bluish, almost mauvish, hue, a fair frizzy beard, and long curling fair hair cut short over the forehead in the

    The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Complete

  • Tall, slim, and elegant of appearance, Narcisse Habert had a clear complexion, with eyes of a bluish, almost mauvish, hue, a fair frizzy beard, and long curling fair hair cut short over the forehead in the

    The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Lourdes, Rome and Paris

  • Pierre's stupefaction, however, increased as he listened to Narcisse, whose somewhat studied elegance, whose curly hair cut in the Florentine fashion, and whose blue, mauvish eyes paling with enthusiasm he now for the first time remarked.

    The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Complete

  • Pierre's stupefaction, however, increased as he listened to Narcisse, whose somewhat studied elegance, whose curly hair cut in the Florentine fashion, and whose blue, mauvish eyes paling with enthusiasm he now for the first time remarked.

    The Three Cities Trilogy: Rome, Volume 2

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