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The following is a list of English color names (colour names in Commonwealth spelling). This list is not complete.


Contents
  1. Alphabetical listing
    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
  2. Colour grouping
    Whites, Reds and Pinks, Oranges, Yellows, Greens and Olives, Blues and Cyans, Purples and Violets, Browns, Greys and Blacks
  3. Further reading

Alphabetical listingEdit

AEdit

BEdit

CEdit

DEdit

EEdit

FEdit

GEdit

HEdit

IEdit

JEdit

KEdit

LEdit

MEdit

NEdit

OEdit

PEdit

QEdit

REdit

SEdit

TEdit

UEdit

VEdit

WEdit

XEdit

YEdit

ZEdit

Colour groupingEdit

WhitesEdit

antique white
bone
cream
eggshell
floral white
ivory
magnolia
natural
Navajo white
off-white
old lace
pearly
seashell
snow
white

Reds and PinksEdit

amaranth
blood red
brick red
burgundy
cardinal
carmine
carnation
cerise
cherry red
Chinese red
cinnabar
claret
crimson
damask
fire brick
flame
flamingo
fuchsia
garnet
geranium
hot pink
incarnadine
Indian red
madder
magenta
maroon
misty rose
pink
Pompeian red
poppy
raspberry
red violet
red
rose
rouge
ruby
sanguine
scarlet
shocking pink
strawberry
Turkey red
venetian red
vermilion
violet red
wine

OrangesEdit

apricot
carroty
coral
flesh
melon
ochre
orange
paprika
peach
tangerine

YellowsEdit

amber
banana
beige
biscuit
bisque
blanched almond
blonde
brass
bronze yellow
butterscotch
canary
chamois
champagne
cornsilk
daffodil
dandelion
ecru
fawn
flaxen
gamboge
gold
goldenrod
honey
khaki
lemon chiffon
lemon
linen
moccasin
mustard
oatmeal
old gold
oyster
platinum blond
primrose
saffron
sand
sandy
school bus yellow
straw
sulphur
sunflower
tow-coloured
wheat
wheaten
yellow

Greens and OlivesEdit

apple green
avocado
blue green
bottle green
celadon
chartreuse
citrine
citron
eau de nil
emerald
emerald green
forest green
grass-green
green
harlequin
honeydew
hunter green
jade
jade green
jungle green
kelly green
Kendal green
laurel green
lime
Lincoln green
loden
malachite
mignonette
mint cream
mint
moss green
Nile green
olive drab
olive
Paris green
patina
pea green
pine green
pistachio green
reseda
rifle green
sage green
sea green
spring green
virid
viridian

Blues and CyansEdit

Alice blue
aqua
aquamarine
azure
baby blue
beryl
blue green
blue violet
blue
blueberry
cadet blue
Cambridge blue
cerulean
cobalt blue
Copenhagen blue
cornflower blue
cornflower
cyan
Dodger blue
duck-egg blue
eggshell blue
electric-blue
gentian blue
ice blue
lapis lazuli
mazarine
midnight blue
navy
Nile blue
Oxford blue
outer space
peacock blue
powder blue
Prussian blue
robin’s-egg blue
royal blue
sapphire
saxe blue
sky blue
slate blue
steel blue
teal
turquoise
ultramarine
Wedgewood blue
zaffre

Purples and VioletsEdit

amaranthine
amethyst
grape
heather
heliotrope
indigo
lavender
lilac
mauve
mulberry
orchid
pansy
periwinkle
petunia
plum
puce
purple
royal purple
Tyrian purple
violet

BrownsEdit

almond
antique brass
auburn
bay
bronze
brown
buckskin
buff
burlywood
burnt sienna
burnt umber
chestnut
chocolate
cinnamon
cocoa
coffee
copper
cupreous
desert sand
ginger
hazel
henna
hepatic
lion
liver
mocha
mummy brown
oak
raw sienna
russet
rust
saddle brown
sepia
sienna
sorrel
tan
taupe
teak
terracotta
titian
topaz
umber
Vandyke brown
walnut

Greys and BlacksEdit

argent
battleship grey
black
charcoal
cinereous
clair de lune
coal black
cool grey
dove grey
dun
ebony
fuscous
gainsboro
grey
grizzle
gunmetal grey
hoar
iron grey
jet
pearl grey
pewter
platinum
sable
silver
silver-grey
slate black
slate grey
slate
smoke
stone
timberwolf

Further readingEdit