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A bright clear blue.
sky-blue, azure, sapphire, cerulean, oxford blue, cambridge blue, ultramarine, lapis lazuli, indigo, aquamarine, turquoise, cyan, of the colour of the sky, of the colour of the seaView synonyms
- ‘His eyes were a bright, sky blue and he was dressed neatly in a black suit with a long coat.’
- ‘The sky blue clad Dubs were bad enough, but the blue and white and the maroon and gold of Wexford were easy on the eye.’
- ‘She wore a gold band on her head like the other two, only hers was sky blue and she wore a long, sky blue dress with blue straps.’
- ‘Kate Ebony's sky-blue eyes searched the broken-down cart in the middle of the street with growing despair.’
- ‘He has short brown hair, he's tanned and he has sky blue eyes, and everyone loves him.’
- ‘Her intense blue eyes sparkled, matching her sky blue sleeveless shirt and jeans.’
- ‘I wear a bandana on my head that is army print in dark blue, black and sky blue.’
- ‘Beyond the darkness, Doune saw a clear and sunny sky blue itching to break through.’
- ‘She had on a gauzey type dress, V neck, in the most sky blue of blues he had ever seen.’
- ‘Soft green, sky blue, mint and navy are on their way for spring/summer this year, along with hot pink, Khaki and grey.’
- ‘I was lying on my side in the dirt, but I could see that they were all wearing sky-blue hats, and suits.’
- ‘She took a tiny bottle of sky-blue liquid from her cloak and drank its contents.’
- ‘Brilliant sky-blue eyes shone out from his tanned face.’
- ‘She wore a blue dress that melted from deep blue to sky blue all the while hugging every curve on her body.’
- ‘Ria's garments were several different hues of whites and sky blue.’
- ‘One wore a pair of sky blue trainers with white laces and one wore a grey coloured fleecy sports hooded top.’
- ‘The colours in this series are lime green, sky blue, white, lemon yellow, black and flame orange.’
- ‘It was painted sky blue and had a deep dark blue ceiling that had silver stars painted onto it.’
- ‘My eyes were a cold, icy blue, not at all like the warm sky blue they used to be.’
- ‘This is apparently for security purposes, to bring down the terrorist threat from sky blue to shocking pink.’
sky blue/ˌskī ˈblo͞o/
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