A peculiar dull shade of blue used on Chinese porcelain. See the extract.(noun)
The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)
Use "powder-blue" in a sentence
"He favors khaki slacks, light-mauve or powder-blue shirts, and nice ties."
"Another top British entry at Christie's will be Thomas Gainsborough's portrait of the beautiful Miss Read, later Mrs. William Villebois, dressed to kill in shimmering powder-blue silk from circa 1775-1777 estimate: £4 million-£6 million."
"The gray-haired Mr. Nicholson, wearing black sunglasses, a plaid coat and open-collared powder-blue shirt, was accompanied by New York City Police detectives and left without commenting."