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Of a deep brown colour.‘a chocolate-coloured Labrador’
hazel, coffee-coloured, cocoa-coloured, nut-brownView synonyms
- ‘This little dark chocolate-coloured moth may frequently be seen by day fluttering over the limestone rocks.’
- ‘His mother was a black standard poodle and his father a chocolate-coloured labrador.’
- ‘Offering wonderful views of Sydney Harbour, the restaurant is a swish mix of chocolate-coloured banquettes, bar canapes, perfect service and contemporary Australian cuisine.’
- ‘He was about 6 ' 4 " with shaggy, chin length, chocolate-coloured hair and a covering of stubble across his chin.’
- ‘A chocolate-coloured Labrador has gone missing from the Annestown area.’
- ‘Prince William, wearing a chocolate-coloured blazer, blue checked shirt and beige chinos, was relaxed throughout the tour.’
- ‘There were some very nice chocolate-coloured dress pants, one pair combined with a dark pink polo neck with white horizontal stripes.’
- ‘She looked more closely at the man as she pushed a lock of short, chocolate-colored hair behind one ear uneasily.’
- ‘She was looking fetching in a chocolate-colored dress with her flaming red hair blown out straight.’
- ‘Speaking quietly, his huge chocolate-coloured eyes fringed by dark lashes, he looks the picture of peaceful, healthy youth.’
- ‘The dramatic, late-night demolition of a huge earthen levee sent chocolate-colored floodwaters pouring onto thousands of acres of Missouri farmland yesterday.’
- ‘From what I can see, the space looks lovely: vanilla cream walls, chocolate-colored carpet, matching cubicles and chairs as red as Russian Easter eggs.’
- ‘Glamorous as ever, this year in a shimmering dark chocolate-colored sheath topped with milk chocolate froth, she drew on her own experience to tell students that when you most want to turn back, you should stride forward.’
- ‘The River Ouse currently resembles a brown snake slowly winding it's chocolate-coloured way through the countryside.’
- ‘The underwater landscape is a tumbling continuation of the cliffs above, with huge slabs of rock strewn about on a bed of chocolate-coloured sand.’
- ‘I have chocolate-colored cords and pants - what color can I wear with them?’
- ‘At the ceremony, bridesmaids were seen donning strapless, chocolate-colored gowns, and the setting was decorated with bright, tropical flowers.’
- ‘Field mushrooms may be eaten raw or cooked, whether they are at the button stage or are at the large flat stage with chocolate-coloured gills.’
- ‘Brynn swung himself onto his mount, a glossy, chocolate-coloured stallion, that pranced excitedly for a moment before he brought it under control.’
- ‘She's wearing a white veil and a long, chocolate-colored dress.’
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