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1. turquoise

noun. ['ˈtɝːkwɔɪz'] a shade of blue tinged with green.

Synonyms

  • aqua
  • greenish blue
  • blueness
  • peacock blue
  • aquamarine
  • blue

Antonyms

  • cheerful
  • elated
  • unsexy
  • lowborn

Etymology

  • turkeis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • turqueise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Turquoise

  • illinois'
  • matheus
  • rutskoi's
  • synalloy's
  • zaccheus

How do you pronounce turquoise?

Pronounce turquoise as ˈtərkwɔɪz.

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Sentences with turquoise


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dry the silver and turquoise with a soft cloth.

Quotes about turquoise


1. Our love will blend together like turquoise is blue and green. There’s no depression or envy when both blur into one.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Love may make you feel blue, love may make you feel green, and sometimes love may even make you feel turquoise or teal. Depression and envy get all the pretty shades of description, and I love that, but in a pink/purple kind of way.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I had a dream about you last night.. You were balancing ten tiny footballs on your nose while dancing with a turquoise unicorn.
- Amy Summers, I Had a Dream About You

2. turquoise

noun. ['ˈtɝːkwɔɪz'] a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate.

Synonyms

  • opaque gem

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • clean

Etymology

  • turkeis (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • turqueise (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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