Definition of Taupe

1. Noun. A greyish brown.

Generic synonyms: Brown, Brownness



2. Adjective. Of something having a dusky brownish grey color.
Exact synonyms: Fuscous
Similar to: Chromatic

Definition of Taupe

1. Noun. A dark brownish-grey colour, the colour of moleskin. ¹

2. Adjective. Of a dark brownish-grey colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Taupe

1. a dark gray color [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Taupe

tauhou
tauld
taunt
taunted
taunter
taunters
taunting
tauntingly
tauntings
tauntress
tauntresses
taunts
tauon
tauonic
tauons
taupe (current term)
taupes
taupie
taupies
tauranin
taurate
taurean
tauric
tauricornous
tauridor
tauridors
tauriform
taurin
taurine
taurine dehydrogenase

Literary usage of Taupe

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1. A glossary of French slang by Olivier Leroy (1922)
"taupe, sb. fi taupe de rempart, engineer (soldier). 2. ... Vieille taupe, term of abuse without any definite meaning applied to an old woman. taupin, sb. m. ..."

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