Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of a luminous blue suggesting the color of the sky, but really very unlike it from deficiency of chroma.
  • noun A luminous but pale blue, supposed to resemble the color of the sky.
  • noun Skimmed milk; poor, thin, watery milk; milk adulterated with water: jocularly so called, in allusion to its color.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having the blue color of the sky; azure.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative form of sky blue.

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

  • noun a light shade of blue
  • adjective of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear October sky

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Examples

  • The Old Trafford hierarchy's decision to capitulate and commit at least £9m a year to Wayne Rooney upon renewing the England striker's contract last week had all the hallmarks of the fear that their best player could soon be turning out in a sky-blue shirt, as Sir Alex Ferguson's rather strange soliloquy about cows in fields suggested.

    Sheikh Mansour takes spending at Manchester City past half-billion mark

  • I settled on jeans and a sky-blue silk blouse that brought out the color of my eyes, a birthday gift from Kara the previous year.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • Dressed in a tan suit with a sky-blue shirt accented with a green tie, Bradford sure looked and sounded like a man prepared to face all the pressure and challenges that await.

    'Long shot' pays off for Sam Bradford as NFL's No. 1 pick

  • I settled on jeans and a sky-blue silk blouse that brought out the color of my eyes, a birthday gift from Kara the previous year.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • The pajamas were on top, a deep blue cotton trimmed in a lighter, sky-blue shade.

    Western Man

  • I settled on jeans and a sky-blue silk blouse that brought out the color of my eyes, a birthday gift from Kara the previous year.

    How to Flirt with A Naked Werewolf

  • Admittedly, "Full House" hasn't been relevant for 15 years, but time hasn't reduced the shock that comes from hearing the sky-blue material of the onetime Danny Tanner actor.

    Getting Up Guide: Story/Stereo, Bob Saget, 'Titus Andronicus'

  • Michelle shrieked as she caught me, a sky-blue ribbed crew neck in my hands.

    Unpleated

  • Starr said the drugs were actually stashed in two bags that were stamped with the sky-blue UN logo of a world map in an apparent effort to disguise them as diplomatic pouches, which are not supposed to be inspected.

    Cocaine seized at UN in New York

  • The pajamas were on top, a deep blue cotton trimmed in a lighter, sky-blue shade.

    Western Man

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