Definition of stone-coloured in English:



  • Of a neutral shade of whitish or brownish grey.

    ‘the stone-coloured walls provide a perfect background’
    ‘stone-coloured suede moccasins’
    • ‘The shower room is partially tiled in attractive stone-coloured ceramic.’
    • ‘The thin stone-colored roads snaked up to houses and buildings, just on the edges of the nearest town.’
    • ‘She was wearing a stylish, stone-coloured cardigan, pale blue trousers and a beaded necklace.’
    • ‘The spacious family bathroom is decorated with stone-coloured tiles and includes a bath with overhead power shower.’
    • ‘He stood in the witness box wearing a stone-coloured jacket.’
    • ‘In the panelled spaces on the walls were some stone-colored landscapes, representing the mountains and canyons of the West.’
    • ‘I was standing behind a woman in a stone-coloured raincoat at the cashpoint inside Lloyds Bank.’
    • ‘He was dressed in a pale tan linen jacket, open neck blue shirt and stone-coloured chinos.’
    • ‘The comfortable sofa has a durable, stone-colored slipcover.’
    fawn, brownish-yellow, pale brown, buff, sand, sandy, oatmeal, wheaten, biscuit, coffee, coffee-coloured, café au lait, camel, kasha, ecru, taupe, stone, mushroom, putty, greige
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