Definition of sage green in US English:

sage green


  • A grayish-green color like that of sage leaves.

    • ‘In late autumn, the hillside becomes a tapestry of textures in muted shades of gray, silver, and sage green, interspersed with burgundy and red.’
    • ‘To make the large, high-ceilinged rooms flow together seamlessly, the designer repeated tones of sage green, raspberry red, and gold in the fabrics.’
    • ‘For example, my main colors are sage green, very pale pink, very pale blue, cream, taupe, black and greys from dove to charcoal.’
    • ‘Soldiers colors are brown for the Army, sage green for the marines and black or brown for the Air force.’
    • ‘She wore a cream-colored gown with a soft, sage-green trim.’
    • ‘Let's say the chaise is sage green and the walls of the room are off-white.’
    • ‘When asked how he came to Zen, Daido Roshi pauses, takes off his sage-green fedora and rubs his clean-shaven head.’
    • ‘Colors often matched with brick red to good effect are deep gold, rich cream, and a pale green, such as a celery, celadon, or sage green.’
    • ‘Tucker explains: ‘I used a traditional colour scheme of cream, sage green and terracotta, but gave it a contemporary twist to appeal to a wide range of buyers and tastes.’’
    • ‘In One Eye, she has painted bright white albumen that blooms around a broken yolk and streams down the canvas to end up behind the black, gray and sage-green landscape.’
    • ‘Nafas must now cross the desert to Kandahar as a lone woman, outfitted only with a tape recorder, a wad of dollars and the unaccustomed weight of a sage-green burqa.’
    • ‘Each 13x15-inch print is double matted in marbled beige and sage green, mounted under glass, and hand framed in gold-toned wood.’
    • ‘Autumnal shades abound, burnished orange; mauve; burnt umber; ochre; sage green and damson, preferably all in the one outfit.’
    • ‘Bob's bath has the same style cabinetry, but his space has a more masculine edge with black granite counters, sage green toile wallpaper, and a striped Roman shade at the window.’
    • ‘The furniture is powder-coated sage green, so it will not compete with the garden around it, and the pieces are arranged with ease and grace.’
    • ‘Tee-shirts can be ordered in black, white, sage green, or ash gray.’
    • ‘A darker color could look good below the chair rail (again sage green, gray, gold or tan would work) with a lighter tint of the same color above.’
    • ‘She had long, honey-colored, brown hair and beautiful sage-green eyes.’
    • ‘Available in black, navy blue, royal blue, red, and sage green.’
    • ‘‘The proposed two stone colour scheme of cream and sage green detracts from the overall appearance of the listed building,’ they said.’
    greenish, viridescent
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sage green

/ˌsāj ˈɡrēn//ˌseɪdʒ ˈɡrin/