from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A brownish gray.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dark brownish-grey colour, the colour of moleskin.
- adj. Of a dark brownish-grey colour.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A mole. See Talpa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a greyish brown
- adj. of something having a dusky brownish grey color
In and out, the strands of gold swam through the heavier layers of thin taupe-colored yarn that constituted the knitted entirety of her dress.
Boots of the Dúnedain, this specific iteration being a pair of Vasque Ranger GTX hikers in taupe and burt orange, with Strider outsole
She appeared steady and solid in taupe pantsuit and sensible heels.
Saks, for instance, has the exclusive on the "taupe" color of a Christian Louboutin ankle boot, while a metal-heeled Louboutin in beige is only at Neiman Marcus.
Bed linen is usually available in a variety of shades of brown whether you want a rich dark chocolate shade or light brown such as taupe or beige.
It was here I learned what "taupe" meant; here I saw up close the horrors high heels cause over decades to women's feet (ladies, trust me, it's not worth the extra inches); and here that I regularly had my sales stolen by the "kindly" older saleswoman in the heavy makeup and jet-black bouffant.
Surprisingly, his very own mother sleeps on the taupe Poppy Playground print.
The walls are a freshly painted taupe and the windows are curtainless.
It's tan/taupe/brown and the denim twill is heavy and strong.
This one girl I met had set up a little lean-to there, really nothing more than a striped canvas awning on three sides and the top, with a fourth flap sort of taupe but maybe not so yellow that could be lowered for privacy, so's not to scandalize the occasional late-night passer-by.