Definition of 'turquoise'

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Example sentences containing 'turquoise'

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The setting was like a postcard: turquoise sea, perfect views and endless golden sand. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Think turquoise and icy blues with a shock of orange or purple. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those boots were jade green not turquoise. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tuna fish the size of dogs follow you through the turquoise sea. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Then there are the panels to the houses in turquoise and orange. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The ocean shaded from deep blue to turquoise. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Behind her the sun pours down on a sea of turquoise and blue. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The look is minimalist mixed with splashes of modern art and bright turquoise tiles add a colourful lift. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The pretty purple and turquoise colours mean they can be worn on their own, too. The Sun (2012)The orange and turquoise colour scheme doesn't help either. Times, Sunday Times (2010)From acid pink to stunning turquoise, brights are another hot cover story for winter. The Sun (2008)Turquoise, green and cobalt blue were all catwalk favourites. The Sun (2013)For something more subtle, swap turquoise for powder blue. Times, Sunday Times (2011)For blouses and tops, she would also suit a brighter turquoise or mustard hue. The Sun (2007)I painted it turquoise with silver flowers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You'll arrive by sea plane and get the perfect view of the lush island with its perfect beaches and turquoise lagoon. The Sun (2011)The turquoise lagoon and ragged peaks of Bora Bora are a seductive interplay of land and sea. Times, Sunday Times (2012)First, the location, on a turquoise lagoon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They went for long walks, marvelled at the turquoise colour of the sea and enjoyed being able to leave their front door unlocked at night. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Add dashes of turquoise blue or green on woodwork and accessories,' she says. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Red and green, purple and yellow, and the orange and turquoise shown here are exact opposites. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

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Translations for 'turquoise'

British English: turquoise /ˈtɜːkwɔɪz; -kwɑːz/ ADJECTIVE
Turquoise is used to describe things that are of a light greenish-blue colour.
...a clear turquoise sea.
  • American English: turquoise
  • Arabic: فَيْرُوزِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: turquesa
  • Chinese: 绿松色的
  • Croatian: tirkizan
  • Czech: tyrkysový
  • Danish: turkis
  • Dutch: turquoise
  • European Spanish: turquesa
  • Finnish: turkoosi
  • French: turquoise
  • German: türkis
  • Greek: τιρκουάζ
  • Italian: turchese
  • Japanese: 青緑色の
  • Korean: 청록색의
  • Norwegian: turkis
  • Polish: turkusowy
  • European Portuguese: turquesa
  • Romanian: turcoaz
  • Russian: бирюзовый
  • Spanish: turquesa
  • Swedish: turkos
  • Thai: สีน้ำเงินอมเขียว
  • Turkish: turkuaz
  • Ukrainian: бірюзовий
  • Vietnamese: có màu ngọc lam
British English: turquoise NOUN
Turquoise is a bright blue stone that is often used in jewellery.
...beautiful silver and turquoise jewellery.

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