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1. sapphire

adjective. ['ˈsæfaɪɝ'] of something having the color of a blue sapphire.

Antonyms

  • discolor

Etymology

  • saphir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sapphirus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Sapphire

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How do you pronounce sapphire?

Pronounce sapphire as ˈsæfaɪər.

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2. sapphire

noun. ['ˈsæfaɪɝ'] a transparent piece of sapphire that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem.

Synonyms

  • gem
  • precious stone

Antonyms

  • clean
  • southern
  • uncolored

Etymology

  • saphir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sapphirus (Latin)

3. sapphire

noun. ['ˈsæfaɪɝ'] a precious transparent stone of rich blue corundum valued as a gemstone.

Synonyms

  • star sapphire
  • transparent gem
  • corundum

Antonyms

  • blue-gray
  • iron-gray
  • ebon
  • ink-black

Etymology

  • saphir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sapphirus (Latin)

4. sapphire

noun. ['ˈsæfaɪɝ'] a light shade of blue.

Synonyms

  • azure
  • cerulean
  • blueness
  • lazuline
  • blue

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • elated
  • unsexy
  • lowborn

Etymology

  • saphir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • sapphirus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word sapphire


1. Noun, singular or mass
Similarly, royal blue or deep sapphire blue can work just as well, also giving a room a sophisticated effect.

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