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See definition of puce on Dictionary.com
  • as inbrown
  • as inred

synonyms for puce

  • amber
  • bay
  • beige
  • bister
  • brick
  • bronze
  • buff
  • chestnut
  • chocolate
  • cinnamon
  • cocoa
  • coffee
  • copper
  • drab
  • dust
  • ecru
  • fawn
  • ginger
  • hazel
  • henna
  • khaki
  • mahogany
  • nut brown
  • ochre
  • russet
  • rust
  • sepia
  • sorrel
  • tan
  • toast
  • umber
  • auburn
  • burnt sienna
  • snuff-colored
  • tawny
  • terra-cotta
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How to use puce in a sentence

Madame Bauche was dressed in a new puce silk dress, and looked very magnificent on the occasion.
LA MERE BAUCHEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Another dress, composed of deep violet or puce-color silk, has the flounces edged also with rows of black velvet.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE VOL. IV, NO. 19, DEC 1851VARIOUS
Apparently the geranium red costume is Sunday only, the week-day is this maroon, or puce, or madder-brown.
SEA AND SARDINIAD. H. LAWRENCE
She wore a puce silk paletot, and a brown hat trimmed with black lace; an unbecoming costume for one so tall.
TREVLYN HOLDMRS. HENRY WOOD
Puce colour is communicated by logwood with a little alum; which may be modified by the addition of a little Brazil wood.
A DICTIONARY OF ARTS, MANUFACTURES AND MINESANDREW URE
Queen's ware, when decorated, was of two classes: painted; transfer-printed in red or puce or black.
CHATS ON OLD EARTHENWAREARTHUR HAYDEN
Placing the plate in front of the polarizer, I turn one of the Nicols until the two halves of the plate show a common puce colour.
SIX LECTURES ON LIGHTJOHN TYNDALL
Interrupting the current, the two colours fade away, and the primitive puce is restored.
SIX LECTURES ON LIGHTJOHN TYNDALL
At the curb below stood a dyspeptically stuffed limousine, guarded by two men in puce liveries.
THE NEST BUILDERBEATRICE FORBES-ROBERTSON HALE
He has a long pig-tail and a black velvet cap with a puce knob.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 150, JANUARY 12, 1916VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUCE

  • amber
  • auburn
  • bay
  • beige
  • bister
  • brick
  • bronze
  • buff
  • burnt sienna
  • chestnut
  • chocolate
  • cinnamon
  • cocoa
  • coffee
  • copper
  • drab
  • dust
  • ecru
  • fawn
  • ginger
  • hazel
  • henna
  • khaki
  • mahogany
  • nut brown
  • ochre
  • puce
  • russet
  • rust
  • sepia
  • snuff-colored
  • sorrel
  • tan
  • tawny
  • terra-cotta
  • toast
  • umber
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.