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neutral-colored

Definitions

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  • adjective having a color that does not attract attention

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I'm not yet convinced that everyone "needs" a neutral-colored coat — but that might just be because I can't see any shade of caramel working if one has young children or a lifestyle that includes using public transport.

    The Great Winter Coat

  • Bright colored strings are emerging as a way for men to accessorize, from the well-heeled models at Dunhill's Spring 2011 runway show to preppy menswear labels such as Paul Smith, where certain shoes are sold with bright colored laces already tied up with a neutral-colored spare included in the box for the faint of heart.

    Tie One On

  • Paul Dyer for The Wall Street Journal The interior of the house, including the living room, shown here, has mostly wood antiques and comfortable, neutral-colored sofas, gold mirrors, antique light fixtures—all meant to be timeless rather than trendy, so it shouldn't have to be replaced every few years.

    Winery Living in Napa Valley

  • For older women, she says, bright or pastel colors are best worn in simple pieces, such as a classic button-up blouse in lilac — balanced with neutral-colored pieces such as a cream linen pencil skirt.

    Looking Youthful, Not Schoolgirl

  • Simple, sparely furnished with neutral-colored walls, it almost feels like a country house.

    Framing Things Differently

  • Michael Falco for the Wall Street Journal The 2,300-square-foot apartment overlooks Madison Avenue and has neutral-colored walls.

    Move to Manhattan

  • Michael Falco for the Wall Street Journal The 2,300-square-foot apartment overlooks Madison Avenue and has neutral-colored walls.

    Move to Manhattan

  • Michael Falco for the Wall Street Journal The 2,300-square-foot apartment overlooks Madison Avenue and has neutral-colored walls.

    Move to Manhattan

  • Simple, sparely furnished with neutral-colored walls, it almost feels like a country house.

    Framing Things Differently

  • Simple, sparely furnished with neutral-colored walls, it almost feels like a country house.

    Framing Things Differently

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