Definition of salmon pink in English:

salmon pink


mass noun
  • A light orange-pink colour like that of the flesh of salmon.

    as modifier ‘dainty salmon-pink and vermilion flowers’
    • ‘Diners enter through the bar and are led to an adjoining dining room with salmon-pink walls.’
    • ‘Ken was dressed in the latest Carnaby Street fashions: intricately patterned salmon-pink jacket, cream slacks, and a matching cream cravat, in lurex.’
    • ‘The kitchen has been decorated with great style in salmon pink.’
    • ‘Salmon pink and beautifully delicate, this fizz has subtle, fruity aromas and strawberry ice-lolly flavours without the sweetness.’
    • ‘She's wearing a tight T-shirt dress in salmon pink, black fingerless gloves, black kneepads and black Nike socks.’
    • ‘Their owners knew what they liked, and if they liked swirly carpet and salmon pink and ugly china figurines, then, really, so what?’
    • ‘The dark salmon-pink and grey plumage of the waxwing is topped off by an impressive crest.’
    • ‘Lots of the corridors at the hospital are painted a sort of salmon pink.’
    • ‘He lives in the city and has at least one salmon-pink shirt in his wardrobe.’
    • ‘Rains fell several weeks ago, and now the desert tones have flushed to a salmon pink dusted with new green vegetation.’
    • ‘Harry sported a salmon pink tie while William wore a deep red tie, with beige waistcoats.’
    • ‘The Queen, wearing a salmon pink coat with a black hat, handbag and gloves, spoke to a number of RAF veterans after the service.’
    • ‘Beyond its salmon-pink arched gateway, sprinklers water manicured lawns offering the luxury - and price tag - of the Algarve.’
    • ‘It has medium-sized, rather dainty salmon-pink and vermilion flowers that open relatively early on a mature plant.’
    • ‘" I really can't imagine footballers wearing salmon pink.’
    • ‘The Metropolitan Police are under immense pressure to explain how a bearded man in a salmon-pink ballgown could so easily have gatecrashed Prince William's birthday party at Windsor Castle.’
    • ‘The wallpaper was a salmon pink, and the dado rail painted white.’
    • ‘He sat on a desk in his salmon-pink tie, blue shirt, chinos, and twirled the toes of his brown brogues.’
    rosy, rose, rose-coloured, rosé, pale red, salmon, salmon-pink, shell-pink
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