[ UK /tˈɔːp/ ]
  1. a greyish brown
  1. of something having a dusky brownish grey color
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How To Use taupe In A Sentence

  • Along with taupe and chocolate brown, one of this season's hottest shades is a muted heather (lavender with a bit of gray).
  • Something beautiful, taupey, goldy, little bit browny but not too dark because of my general light ivory complexion, some imaginary color-- I knew I'd know the perfect shade when I saw it. A tale of how homophobia messes stuff up for everyone - And She Knits Too!
  • For a subtle look, use a slightly darker or lighter hue of the main color (i.e. beige and taupe, navy and royal blue, purple and violet).
  • She appeared steady and solid in taupe pantsuit and sensible heels. The VP Candidate and His Wife | PopPolitics.com
  • By daylight this was a stunning room with its pale taupe cabinetwork, oak flooring, and muted tapestry fabrics, but tonight it seemed as cold as a cave. The Pull of the Moon
  • There are bolts of taupe fabric draped on the windows, and the lighting is muted.
  • His palette drew from nature: heavy, dense ochers, browns, taupes and alizarin crimson.
  • I just took an undyed ball and hoped it would pass off for ‘taupe’.
  • For the moment their environment is a palette of military fatigues, taupe tents and grey concrete structures. Times, Sunday Times
  • This season, however, earthy tones such as brown, taupe and khaki green are also making a presence.
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