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Color Names

Color Names
Written by Rakesh Kumar

Color Names

Color Names:- In this section we will read about Color Names. We will read in detail about all Color Names.


In the previous post we have read in detail about List of Plant and Flower Names”.


Let us learn these names of colors to improve your vocabulary words in English. When talking about a variety of subjects, you may need to refer to a particular color.


List of Colors:-


This could be true when talking about clothing, food or even the weather, for example ‘Look at those grey clouds in the sky!’ So you see, colors are everywhere and it is important to learn their English names so that you can effectively communicate.


Color is the characteristic of human visual perception described through color categories, with names such as red, blue, yellow, green, orange, or purple.


List of Colors Name :-










No.- 9.Ivory




No.-13.Navy blue

No.-14.Pea green












No.-26.Hot pink







Color Names With Examples

Color Names With Examples:-


No.-1.White:- Two blacks do not make a white.


No.-2.Yellow:- Don’t park your car on double yellow lines.


No.-3.Blue:- The sky is not less blue because the blind man does not see it.


No.-4.Red:- Should I buy a red car or a blue car?


No.-5.Green:- The color of leaves is green in summer.


No.-6.Black:- The black ox has trod on his foot.


No.-7.Brown:- Both my parents have curly brown hair.


Color Names with Examples:-


No.-8.Azure:- His eyes are azure.


No.- 9.Ivory: – My shirt is more ivory color than white.


No.-10.Teal:- Light yellow and light blue teal are good fog colors.


No.-11.Silver:- Wisdom is better than gold or silver.


No.-12.Purple:- His face turned purple with rage.


No.-13.Navy blue:- You’re looking very nautical in your navy blue sweater.


No.-14.Pea green:- She wears a pea green full – length skirt , which makes her look very lovely.



Colors in English:-

No.-15.Gray:- Gray is intermediate between black and white.


No.-16.Orange:- That’s a funny combo – pink and orange.


No.-17.Maroon:- She wore black tights, and maroon socks that stuck up above her boots.


No.-18.Charcoal:- Charcoal, navy or brown are more discreet than black or other colors.


No.-19.Aquamarine:- Aquamarine is a pale tint between cyan and green.


Colors in English

No.-20.Coral:- She was wearing a coral necklace.


No.-21.Fuchsia:- The sky isglowing fuchsia, orange.


No.-22.Wheat:- The fields were yellow with wheat.


No.-23.Lime:- Lime is a color that is a shade of green, so named because it is a representation of the color of the citrus fruit called limes.


No.-24.Crimson:- Crimson is her favourite color.


No.-25.Khaki:- A guy in khaki shorts was carrying a video camera.


No.-26.Hot pink:- Who is the woman dressed in hot pink?


No.-27.Magenta:- Although it is summer, she is wearing magenta stockings and black shoes with delicate straps.


No.-28.Olden:- The sun was surrounded by a golden haze.


No.-29.Plum:- Plum is a deep purple color, such as that shown at right, which is a close representation of the average color of the plum fruit.


No.-30.Olive:- The skirt she wears is olive.


No.-31.Cyan:- Yellow and cyan produces green, and yellow and magenta produces red.



In the above section, you have read the English names for a whole host of colors, giving you an expansion on your vocabulary as well as a new skill in being able to describe the colors of something and in turn, progress in your conversational skills.



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Rakesh Kumar