Meaning of “pastel” - Learner’s Dictionary

pastel

adjective uk us /ˈpæstəl/ US  /pæsˈtel/

A pastel colour is light:

pastel colours/shades
pastel pink
pastel noun [ C ]

The bedroom is decorated in pastels (= pale colours).

(Definition of “pastel” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)