Top 10 Other Words for Purple (Explained w Examples)

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Do you want to know what other words you can use to say that something is purple? Look no further, we have the answers you need. Keep reading and you will find multiple examples and learn how to use them.


Meaning: A purple diamond.

Example Sentence: Mia wore an amethyst-colored dress.


Meaning: A light purple color.

Example Sentence: Anna wore her heliotrope dress to the prom.


Meaning: Purple color, like the flower.

Example Sentence: Andrews’s lavender t-shirt drew the attention of everyone.


Meaning: A pale purple color.

Example Sentence: Marina decided to wear her lilac trousers for the job interview.


Meaning: Purple, crimson.

Example Sentence: Her dark magenta dress was the star of the show.


Meaning: Pale purple color.

Example Sentence: Frank decided to paint the walls in his color in a shade of mauve.


Meaning: Purple color, like the flower.

Example Sentence: Sometimes it seemed as if her eyes were orchid-colored.


Meaning: Purple-blue color, like the flower.

Example Sentence: The sky was periwinkle so it was a perfect day for the beach.


Meaning: Purple, like a ripe plum.

Example Sentence: Amanda wore a plum-colored shirt to her date..


Meaning: A bluish purple color.

Example Sentence: Mary’s hair looked almost violet under the moonlight.

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