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Meaning of "sky blue" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SKY BLUE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SKY BLUE

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conjunction
determiner
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Sky blue is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SKY BLUE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Sky blue

Sky blue is the name of a colour, first recorded in English in the 1728 Cyclopædia of Ephraim Chambers. Prior to the Chambers reference, the colour had first been used in 1585 in a book by Nicolas De Nicolay where he stated "the tulbant of the merchant must be skie coloured". Displayed at right is the web colour sky blue.

Definition of sky blue in the English dictionary

The definition of sky blue in the dictionary is a light or pale blue colour.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SKY BLUE

sky
sky ad
sky marker
sky marshal
sky pilot
sky show
sky train
sky wave
sky-blue
sky-blue pink
sky-high
skyboard
skyborn
skyborne
skybox
skybridge
skycap
skyclad
skydive
skydiver

WORDS THAT END LIKE SKY BLUE

a bolt from the blue
air-force blue
blue
boys in blue
cobalt blue
Delft blue
duck-egg blue
electric blue
ice blue
indigo blue
into the blue
methylene blue
midnight blue
navy blue
out of the blue
powder blue
robin´s-egg blue
royal blue
steel blue
true blue
trypan blue

Synonyms and antonyms of sky blue in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sky blue» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SKY BLUE

Find out the translation of sky blue to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of sky blue from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sky blue» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

天蓝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

azul cielo
570 millions of speakers

English

sky blue
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आकाश नीला
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

السماء الزرقاء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

голубой
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

céu azul
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আকাশী নীল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bleu ciel
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Langit biru
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Himmelblau
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空色
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

스카이 블루
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

langit biru
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bầu trời xanh
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வானம் நீல
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आकाशी निळा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gökyüzü mavi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cielo blu
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

błękitny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

блакитний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

albastru
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μπλε του ουρανού
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

blou
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

himmelsblå
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

himmel blå
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sky blue

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SKY BLUE»

The term «sky blue» is very widely used and occupies the 20.701 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SKY BLUE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «sky blue» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «sky blue» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sky blue

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SKY BLUE»

Discover the use of sky blue in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sky blue and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Captain Sky Blue
Separated from his favorite toy pilot action figure, young Jack envisions his lost friend's brave journey back home across the ocean, in a story complemented by a glossary of pilot terms.
‎2010
2
Why the Sky is Blue: Discovering the Color of Life
"--"Die Welt" Praise for the original German edition: "This is a multilayered book that makes a seemingly commonplace observation the starting point of an exciting journey of discovery . . .
Götz Hoeppe, 2007
3
Why Is the Sky Blue?
Although he wants to learn all that wise old Donkey knows, Rabbit cannot sit still to listen to the answers to his questions, but in the end he teaches Donkey some new things.
Sally Grindley, 2006
4
Why Is the Sky Blue?
"An examination of the phenomena and scientific principles behind why the sky appears blue"--Provided by publisher.
Wil Mara, 2006
5
My Sky Blue Trades: Growing Up Counter in a Contrary Time
One of the nation's great literary critics shares memories of growing up as an outcast in suburban Detroit, reaching deep back into his own family's history to paint a rich portrait of a life lived as an outsider in America. Reprint.
Sven Birkerts, 2003
6
Inside Sky Blue
The book is rich with emotions, insights, hindsight, and different flavors of our society. The title, Inside Sky Blue, illustrates the range of interpersonal introspections. It is a gift.
Buck Davis, 2001
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Sky Blue
It has the synopsis for Sky Blue in it, then the date we'll hold the bidding war. I don't actually call it a “bidding war,” but we know that's what it'll be. All of the big publishers are represented. Random House is represented by two groups: Bantam ...
Travis Thrasher, 2007
8
Why is the Sky Blue?
Why is the sky blue? is a fun and informative ebook from Ladybird - perfect for young children interested in the world around them.
Ladybird, 2012
9
Why is the Sky Blue?
So why do we see a blue sky and not a violet sky? Blue wavelengths are easier for our eyes to see than violet wavelengths. Haw Are the Sky and tile Ocean Related4? Some people. a How many different shades of blue can W 4& you see in ...
Marian B. Jacobs, 1999
10
The loves of Rose-pink and Sky-blue, and othe stories
William Francis Collier. The picture was duly presented at Court. King Oberon broke into an ecstasy of admiration, and sent off a special messenger to call the painter to his presence. ' Never was such colour seen — never such lightness and ...
William Francis Collier, 1868

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SKY BLUE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term sky blue is used in the context of the following news items.
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Rampone, O'Hara lead Sky Blue FC comeback against the Flash
The draw gave Sky Blue a point, improving them to 2-6-5 for 11 points but kept them at the bottom of the standings. The Flash remained in the middle of the ... «Once A Metro, Jul 15»
2
Final: Portland Thorns 2, Sky Blue FC 1 (Live chat recap)
The Thorns argue that the referee should have let them play advantage there, but he says they will have to take the PK. Before the PK is taken, Sky Blue's Cami ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
3
Coventry City set to be backed by Sky Blue Army for relegation …
Tony Mowbray's side will be backed by a large contingent of Sky Blues supporters at the Broadfield Stadium for the final day of the season encounter that will ... «Coventry Telegraph, Apr 15»
4
Look: 27 pictures of the Sky Blue Army from Coventry City's draw …
Tony Mowbray's men were cheered on by 7,256 members of the Sky Blue Army ... to beat Oldham Athletic's defence and give the Sky Blues a priceless point in ... «Coventry Telegraph, Apr 15»
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UPDATED: Can you spot yourself in the 857 strong Sky Blue Army …
The 857 Sky Blues fans in attendance were left delighted when substitute Blair Turgott's finish proved decisive, with the former West Ham United kid latching on ... «Coventry Telegraph, Mar 15»
6
Sky Blue Thinking: Steven Pressley the man to handle the pressure …
And at the other you've got the sunshine supermen who break out the scarves and the sky-blue wigs when a Premier League side comes calling in the Cup or a ... «Coventry Telegraph, Oct 14»
7
Sky Blue Thinking: Coventry City homecoming match the perfect …
The sun is out, the sky is blue and like many supporters, I'm sure, I'm still basking in the rays of the big Ricoh return. Doesn't it feel great just to be back to normal, ... «Coventry Telegraph, Sep 14»
8
Watch: #RicohReturn - Coventry City fans star in Telegraph video of …
To mark the historic occasion the Telegraph has produced a very special version of The Sky Blue Song - with the help of some die-hard fans - in the style of the ... «Coventry Telegraph, Sep 14»
9
Sky Blue Trust: Let's all unite to welcome City back to Ricoh Arena in …
Jan Mokrzycki, of the Sky Blue Trust, was speaking after news that the Sky Blues have agreed to return to the Ricoh Arena was revealed by the Telegraph this ... «Coventry Telegraph, Aug 14»
10
Kelley O'Hara Tally Leads Sky Blue FC Past Portland, 1-0
PORTLAND, Ore. (May 24, 2014) – Sky Blue FC (2-3-4, 10 pts) earned its first road win of the season on Saturday night at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. «Empire Of Soccer, May 14»

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