part of speech: noun
definition 1: a quality of light as our eyes see it. Light is made up of waves, which hit objects and are reflected from their surfaces. The colors we see, such as red, blue, and yellow, depend on how these light waves are reflected. Objects of different colors reflect different kinds of light waves.
definition 2: something used to give color, such as dye or paint.
- I put color in the cake batter to turn it pink.
synonyms: coloring, dye, paint, pigment
definition 3: the complexion of the skin, especially of the face.
- He has better color now that his fever has passed.
synonyms: coloring, complexion
definition 4: skin color that is not white.
- I am a person of color.
part of speech: verb
inflections: colors, coloring, colored
definition: to give color to.
- I colored the picture with crayons.
synonyms: dye, paint, tinge, tint
Word Builder: color +
colorful: having many colors or having bright colors.