The Alternative Swedish Dictionary: beige

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Entry definition

beige etymology Attested from 1895. Borrowing from French beige. The slang definition is likely associated to the perceived blandness of the color. pronunciation
  • (Swedish) /beːɧ/, /bɛːɧ/
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  1. Beige. Hon hade en lång, beige kappa på sig. "She wore a long, beige coat."
  2. (slang) Boring, uninteresting, negative. Din morsa är så jävla beige! "Your mother is so damn dull."

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