Definition of purplish in English:

purplish

adjective

  • See purple

    • ‘At his nether lip begins a dark purplish bruise that spreads to a little lower down almost reaching his chin.’
    • ‘My room has dark green walls and a bluish brownish purplish carpet.’
    • ‘This is a really attractive plant with dark purplish, green, crinkled leaves and sweet smelling lilac purple flowers, it is well worth growing.’
    • ‘Nori, dark green to purplish black, doesn't only come in sheets for sushi.’
    • ‘Pretty clouds are being bruised purplish over mountains by the gathering rush of night.’

Pronunciation

purplish

/ˈpəːp(ə)lɪʃ/