A blend of blue and green, In holistic medicine, the color turquoise purportedly has a calming effect on patients, and is particularly used to treat patients prone to panic attacks or mania. To a lesser degree, mainstream psychiatric hospitals also use turquoise and other light shades of blue and green to calm patients by painting the walls in these colors. Turquoise is perceived by most people as the coldest of all colorscitation needed.

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In slang form, the phrase "The Turquoise" refers to the waters of the Caribbean, which are shallow and therefore take on the color in sunlight.
by camael January 06, 2009
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An blue-to-green mineral. Rare and valuable in finer grades and has been prized as a gem and ornamental stone for thousands of years owing to its unique hue. Can also refer to the mineral's distinctinve colour.
American Robin eggs are deep turquoise.
by CrosswordPuzzle October 28, 2011
One who is truly "GREAT" at all things done in life. Very beautiful, usually known for their distinctive taste in fashion, fine cuisine, and their love for art. To know of anyone with these qualities, should scream JACKPOT...
Geeeezzzz I wish I could be a turquoise, things would be so much easier in life.
by jaysoul5 December 30, 2009
Part of a hideous color scheme once used in the 1970s by University of New Mexico sporting teams. The color (and gem) has since been banned from humanity.
Hey grandpa, I was looking at old Lobos photos. Didja know turquoise was hideous 100 years ago?
by Lobo Man April 25, 2010
Mostly known as a color also used as a name. Crys over dogs peeing on their bed. Screams alot. Often acts out in fits of childish rage. This person should be watched closely for their schizophrenic qualitys
Today i wore a turquoise scarf.
My sister turquoise is a crazy bitch.
by Kmonty September 29, 2009
Think's it's a colour. When really, its just pretending to be a mixture of green and blue.
Person: What's your favourite colour?
Laura: Turquoise
Person: WHAT? thats not a colour!?!? you stupid D.....etc...
by Black Bandana June 23, 2006
Anal intercourse. A corruption of the French idiom, à la turc, meaning, in the Turkish manner, meaning anal intercourse.
Do you like it turquoise?
by Hey Presto! May 22, 2004
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